History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps
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HoP 379 - Lyndal Roper on Luther
13 days ago
How radical was Luther? We find out from Lyndal Roper, who also discusses Luther and the Peasants' War, sexuality, anti-semitism, and the visual arts.
HoP 378 - Faith, No More - Martin Luther
Aug 1st, 2021
How Luther’s doctrine of justification by faith alone and his attack on the Church relate to the history of philosophy.
HoP 377 - One Way or Another - Northern Scholasticism
Jul 18th, 2021
Trends in Aristotelian philosophy in northern and eastern Europe in the fifteenth century, featuring discussion of the “Wegestreit” and the nominalist theology of Gabriel Biel.
HoP 376 - Books That Last Forever - Erasmus
The “learned piety” of Desiderius Erasmus, the greatest figure of northern humanism.
HoP 375 - Paul Richard Blum on Nicholas of Cusa
Learned ignorance, coincidence of opposites and religious peace: Paul Richard Blum discusses the central ideas of Nicholas Cusanus.
HoP 374 - Opposites Attract - Nicholas of Cusa
The radical negative theology of Nicholas of Cusa, and his hope of establishing peace between the religions of the world.
HoP 373 - Lords of Language - Northern Humanism
Rudolph Agricola, Juan Luis Vives and other humanist scholars spread the study of classical antiquity across Europe and mock the technicalities of scholastic philosophy.
HoP 372 - Strong, Silent Type - the Printing Press
The impact of the printing press on the history of philosophy, and its role in helping to trigger the Reformation.
HoP 371 - European Disunion - Introduction to the Reformation
How humanism and scholasticism came together with the Protestant Reformation to create the philosophy of 15-16th century Europe.
HoP 370 - Ingrid Rowland on Rome in the Renaissance
For our finale of the Italian Renaissance series we're joined by Ingrid Rowland, to speak about art, philosophy, and persecution in Renaissance Rome.
HoP 369 - The Harder They Fall - Galileo and the Renaissance
Did Galileo’s scientific discoveries grow out of the culture of the Italian Renaissance?
HoP 368 - Boundless Enthusiasm - Giordano Bruno
Giordano Bruno’s stunning vision of an infinite universe with infinite worlds, and his own untimely end.
HoP 367 - Brian Copenhaver on Renaissance Magic
Our guest Brian Copenhaver joins us to explain how Ficino and other Renaissance philosophers thought about magic.
HoP 366 - The Men Who Saw Tomorrow - Renaissance Magic and Astrology
Ficino, Pico, Cardano, and other Renaissance thinkers debate whether astrology and magic are legitimate sciences with a foundation in natural philosophy.
HoP 365 - Spirits in the Material World - Telesio and Campanella on Nature
Was the natural philosophy of Bernardino Telesio and Tommaso Campanella the first modern physical theory?
HoP 364 - Guido Giglioni on Renaissance Medicine
An interview with Guido Giglioni, who speaks to us about the sources and philosophical implications of medical works of the Renaissance.
HoP 363 - Man of Discoveries - Girolamo Cardano
The polymath Girolamo Cardano explores medicine, mathematics, philosophy of mind, and the interpretation of dreams.
HoP 362 - Just What the Doctor Ordered - Renaissance Medicine
Connections between philosophy and advances in medicine, including the anatomy of Vesalius.
HoP 361 - The Measure of All Things - Renaissance Mathematics and Art
The humanist study of Pythagoras, Archimides and other ancient mathematicians goes hand in hand with the use of mathematics in painting and architecture.
HoP 360 - Dag N. Hasse on Arabic Learning in the Renaissance
An interview with Dag Nikolaus Hasse on the Renaissance reception of Averroes, Avicenna, and other authors who wrote in Arabic.
HoP 359 - There and Back Again - Zabarella on Scientific Method
Jacopo Zabarella outlines the correct method for pursuing, and then presenting, scientific discoveries.
HoP 358 - Of Two Minds - Pomponazzi and Nifo on the Intellect
Pietro Pomponazzi and Agostino Nifo debate the immortality of the soul and the cogency of Averroes’ theory of intellect.
HoP 357 - David Lines on Aristotle's Ethics in the Renaissance
An interview with David Lines on the role of Aristotle in Renaissance ethics.
HoP 356 - I’d Like to Thank the Lyceum - Aristotle in Renaissance Italy
Aristotle’s works are edited, printed, and translated, leading to new assessments of his thought among both humanists and scholastics.
HoP 355 - Town and Gown - Italian Universities
The blurry line dividing humanism and scholastic university culture in the Italian Renaissance.
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