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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 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.

23 min4 d ago
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HoP 356 - I’d Like to Thank the Lyceum - Aristotle in Renaissance Italy

HoP 355 - Town and Gown - Italian Universities

The blurry line dividing humanism and scholastic university culture in the Italian Renaissance.

22 min2 w ago
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HoP 355 - Town and Gown - Italian Universities

HoP 354 - Greed is Good - Economics in the Italian Renaissance

Leon Battista Alberti, Benedetto Cotrugli, and Poggio Bracciolini grapple with the moral and conceptual problems raised by the prospect of people getting filthy rich.

25 minJUL 26
Comments
HoP 354 - Greed is Good - Economics in the Italian Renaissance

HoP 353 - The Good Place - Utopias in the Italian Renaissance

Tommaso Campanella’s “The City of the Sun” and other utopian works of the Italian Renaissance describe perfect cities as an ideal for real life politics.

22 minJUL 12
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HoP 353 - The Good Place - Utopias in the Italian Renaissance

HoP 352 - The Teacher of Our Actions - Renaissance Historiography

Bruni, Poggio, Machiavelli, and Guicciardini explore political ideas and historical method in works on Roman and Italian history.

22 minJUN 28
Comments
HoP 352 - The Teacher of Our Actions - Renaissance Historiography

HoP 351 - Quentin Skinner on Machiavelli

Leading Machiavelli scholar Quentin Skinner joins Peter to discuss morality, history, and religion in the Prince and the Discourses.

35 minJUN 14
Comments
HoP 351 - Quentin Skinner on Machiavelli

HoP 350 - The Sentence - Machiavelli on Republicanism

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

23 minMAY 31
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 minMAY 17
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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
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

Latest Episodes

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.

23 min4 d ago
Comments
HoP 356 - I’d Like to Thank the Lyceum - Aristotle in Renaissance Italy

HoP 355 - Town and Gown - Italian Universities

The blurry line dividing humanism and scholastic university culture in the Italian Renaissance.

22 min2 w ago
Comments
HoP 355 - Town and Gown - Italian Universities

HoP 354 - Greed is Good - Economics in the Italian Renaissance

Leon Battista Alberti, Benedetto Cotrugli, and Poggio Bracciolini grapple with the moral and conceptual problems raised by the prospect of people getting filthy rich.

25 minJUL 26
Comments
HoP 354 - Greed is Good - Economics in the Italian Renaissance

HoP 353 - The Good Place - Utopias in the Italian Renaissance

Tommaso Campanella’s “The City of the Sun” and other utopian works of the Italian Renaissance describe perfect cities as an ideal for real life politics.

22 minJUL 12
Comments
HoP 353 - The Good Place - Utopias in the Italian Renaissance

HoP 352 - The Teacher of Our Actions - Renaissance Historiography

Bruni, Poggio, Machiavelli, and Guicciardini explore political ideas and historical method in works on Roman and Italian history.

22 minJUN 28
Comments
HoP 352 - The Teacher of Our Actions - Renaissance Historiography

HoP 351 - Quentin Skinner on Machiavelli

Leading Machiavelli scholar Quentin Skinner joins Peter to discuss morality, history, and religion in the Prince and the Discourses.

35 minJUN 14
Comments
HoP 351 - Quentin Skinner on Machiavelli

HoP 350 - The Sentence - Machiavelli on Republicanism

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

23 minMAY 31
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 minMAY 17
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

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