Peter Scott Adamson is an American academic who is professor of late ancient and Arabic philosophy at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. He is the host of the weekly Podcast "History of Philosophy without any gaps".
Recent episodes featuring Peter Adamson
HoP 341 - True Romance - Theories of Love
Ficino describes a “Platonic” love purified of sexuality, prompting a debate carried on by Pico della Mirandola, Pietro Bembo, and Tullia d’Aragona.
HoP 340 - Footnotes to Plato - Marsilio Ficino
Marsilio Ficino’s revival of Platonism, with a focus on his proofs for the soul’s immortality in his magnum opus, the Platonic Theology.
HoP 339 - I’d Like to Thank the Academy - Florentine Platonism
The blossoming of Renaissance Platonism under the Medici, who supported the scholarship of Poliziano, Ficino, and Pico della Mirandola.
HoP 337 - More Rare Than the Phoenix - Italian Women Humanists
Cassandra Fedele, Isotta Nogarola, and Laura Cereta seek fame and glory through eloquence and learning.
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Aug 10th, 1972
Munich, Germany
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6 days, 1 hour