Medieval philosophy
Medieval philosophy is the philosophy in the era now known as medieval or the Middle Ages, the period roughly extending from the fall of the Western Roman Empire in the 5th century C.E. to the Renaiss...
Mona Lisa: Italian scientists 'close' to discovering identity of Leonardo da Vinci model
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Renaissance
Key figures and works of art from the Renaissance. The song is Lux Aerterna by Clint Mansell from the Requiem for a Dream soundtrack.
Natural philosophy
Natural philosophy or the philosophy of nature (from Latin philosophia naturalis) was the philosophical study of nature and the physical universe that was dominant before the development of modern sci...
Renaissance philosophy
The designation "Renaissance philosophy" is used by scholars of intellectual history to refer to the thought of the period running in Europe roughly between 1350 and 1650 (the dates shift forward for ...
Scholasticism
Scholasticism is a method of critical thought which dominated teaching by the academics ("scholastics," or "schoolmen") of medieval universities in Europe from about 1100 to 1700, and a program of emp...
John Hennon
John (Johannes) Hennon (died after 1484) was a medieval philosopher in the late Scholastic tradition. He was from Nijmegen, and studied at the University of Paris, where he received his magister artiu...
Defensor pacis
The tract Defensor pacis (The Defender of Peace) laid the foundations of modern doctrines of sovereignty. It was written by Marsilius of Padua (Italian: Marsiglio da Padova), an Italian medieval schol...
Tourdion
Tourdion (or tordion) (from the French verb "tordre" / to twist) is a lively dance, similar in nature to the Galliard, and popular from the mid-15th to the late-16th centuries, first in the Burgundian...
1500 in philosophy
This is a list of philosophy-related events in 1500.
Humanism in France
Humanism in France found its way from Italy, but did not become a distinct movement until the 16th century was well on its way.On the completion of the Hundred Years' War between France and England, t...
Averroes
Averroës (/əˈvɛroʊˌiːz/; April 14, 1126 – December 10, 1198) is the Latinized form of Ibn Rushd (Arabic: ابن رشد‎), full name ʾAbū l-Walīd Muḥammad Ibn ʾAḥmad Ibn Rušd (أبو الوليد محمد ابن ا...
Scotistic realism
Scotist realism, sometimes called Scotist formalism, is the Scotist position on the problem of universals. This position emerged as a response to what was called the "problem of universals", which was...
Sum of Logic
The Summa Logicae ("Sum of Logic") is a textbook on logic by William of Ockham. It was written around 1323.Systematically, it resembles other works of medieval logic, organised under the basic heading...
Classical tradition
The Western classical tradition is the reception of classical Greco-Roman antiquity by later cultures, especially the post-classical West, involving texts, imagery, objects, ideas, institutions, monum...
Joaquim Carreras i Artau
Joaquim Carreras i Artau (Girona, August 14, 1894 - Tiana (Barcelona), August 12, 1968) was a Catalan philosopher.He began his studies of scholastic philosophy at the Girona Seminary, where he stayed ...
The Book of the Apple
The Book of the Apple (Arabic: Risālat al-Tuffāha; Latin: Tractatus de pomo et morte incliti principis philosophorum Aristotelis) was a medieval neoplatonic Arabic work of unknown authorship. It w...