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History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps

Peter Adamson

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History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps

History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps

Peter Adamson

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Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". www.historyofphilosophy.net

Latest Episodes

HoP 350 - The Sentence - Machiavelli on Republicanism

Peter celebrates reaching 350 episodes by explaining a single sentence in Machiavelli's "Discourses."

23 MIN6 d ago
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HoP 350 - The Sentence - Machiavelli on Republicanism

HoP 349 - No More Mr Nice Guy - Machiavelli

Machiavelli’s seminal work of political advice, "The Prince," tells the ruler how to be strong like a lion and cunning like a fox.

20 MIN2 w ago
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HoP 349 - No More Mr Nice Guy - Machiavelli

HoP 348 - The Sweet Restraints of Liberty - Republicanism and Civic Humanism

Did “civic humanism” really make republicanism a newly dominant political theory in the Italian Renaissance?

20 MINMAY 3
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HoP 348 - The Sweet Restraints of Liberty - Republicanism and Civic Humanism

HoP 347 - Bonfire of the Vanities - Savonarola

The prophetic preacher Girolamo Savonarola attacks pagan philosophy and puts forward his own political ideas, before coming to an untimely end.

18 MINAPR 19
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HoP 347 - Bonfire of the Vanities - Savonarola

HoP 346 - Cecilia Muratori on Animals in the Renaissance

An interview with Cecilia Muratori, an expert on the surprisingly modern ideas about non-human animals that emerged in the Renaissance.

30 MINAPR 5
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HoP 346 - Cecilia Muratori on Animals in the Renaissance

HoP 345 - What a Piece of Work is Man - Manetti and Pico on Human Nature

Pico della Mirandola and Giannozzo Manetti praise humans as the centerpiece of the created world. But what about the other animals?

21 MINMAR 22
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HoP 345 - What a Piece of Work is Man - Manetti and Pico on Human Nature

HoP 344 - The Count of Concord - Pico della Mirandola

Pico della Mirandola argues for the harmony of the ancient authorities, draws on Jewish mysticism, and questions the value of humanist rhetoric.

20 MINMAR 8
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HoP 344 - The Count of Concord - Pico della Mirandola

HoP 343 - As Far as East from West - Jewish Philosophy in Renaissance Italy

Jewish philosophers in Renaissance Italy, focusing on Leone Ebreo’s Dialogues of Love, the Averroism of Elijah del Medigo, and Italian Kabbalah.

23 MINFEB 23
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HoP 343 - As Far as East from West - Jewish Philosophy in Renaissance Italy

HoP 342 - Denis Robichaud on Plato in the Renaissance

An interview with Denis Robichaud on how, and why, Plato was read in the Italian Renaissance.

30 MINFEB 9
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HoP 342 - Denis Robichaud on Plato in the Renaissance

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.

31 MINJAN 26
Comments
HoP 341 - True Romance - Theories of Love

Latest Episodes

HoP 350 - The Sentence - Machiavelli on Republicanism

Peter celebrates reaching 350 episodes by explaining a single sentence in Machiavelli's "Discourses."

23 MIN6 d ago
Comments
HoP 350 - The Sentence - Machiavelli on Republicanism

HoP 349 - No More Mr Nice Guy - Machiavelli

Machiavelli’s seminal work of political advice, "The Prince," tells the ruler how to be strong like a lion and cunning like a fox.

20 MIN2 w ago
Comments
HoP 349 - No More Mr Nice Guy - Machiavelli

HoP 348 - The Sweet Restraints of Liberty - Republicanism and Civic Humanism

Did “civic humanism” really make republicanism a newly dominant political theory in the Italian Renaissance?

20 MINMAY 3
Comments
HoP 348 - The Sweet Restraints of Liberty - Republicanism and Civic Humanism

HoP 347 - Bonfire of the Vanities - Savonarola

The prophetic preacher Girolamo Savonarola attacks pagan philosophy and puts forward his own political ideas, before coming to an untimely end.

18 MINAPR 19
Comments
HoP 347 - Bonfire of the Vanities - Savonarola

HoP 346 - Cecilia Muratori on Animals in the Renaissance

An interview with Cecilia Muratori, an expert on the surprisingly modern ideas about non-human animals that emerged in the Renaissance.

30 MINAPR 5
Comments
HoP 346 - Cecilia Muratori on Animals in the Renaissance

HoP 345 - What a Piece of Work is Man - Manetti and Pico on Human Nature

Pico della Mirandola and Giannozzo Manetti praise humans as the centerpiece of the created world. But what about the other animals?

21 MINMAR 22
Comments
HoP 345 - What a Piece of Work is Man - Manetti and Pico on Human Nature

HoP 344 - The Count of Concord - Pico della Mirandola

Pico della Mirandola argues for the harmony of the ancient authorities, draws on Jewish mysticism, and questions the value of humanist rhetoric.

20 MINMAR 8
Comments
HoP 344 - The Count of Concord - Pico della Mirandola

HoP 343 - As Far as East from West - Jewish Philosophy in Renaissance Italy

Jewish philosophers in Renaissance Italy, focusing on Leone Ebreo’s Dialogues of Love, the Averroism of Elijah del Medigo, and Italian Kabbalah.

23 MINFEB 23
Comments
HoP 343 - As Far as East from West - Jewish Philosophy in Renaissance Italy

HoP 342 - Denis Robichaud on Plato in the Renaissance

An interview with Denis Robichaud on how, and why, Plato was read in the Italian Renaissance.

30 MINFEB 9
Comments
HoP 342 - Denis Robichaud on Plato in the Renaissance

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.

31 MINJAN 26
Comments
HoP 341 - True Romance - Theories of Love

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