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...
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Mona Lisa: Italian scientists 'close' to discovering identity of Leonardo da Vinci model
Scientists are awaiting results from carbon tests on three female bodies exhumed from a convent in Florence, central Italy, back in 2011. Lead scientist Silvano Vinceti from Italy's National Committee...
9 Things You May Not Know About Michelangelo
On the 540th anniversary of his birth, learn nine surprising facts about the artist often called “the Divine One.”
What 'Cosmos' Got Wrong About Giordano Bruno, the Heretic Scientist
He was hailed as a bonafide science martyr in last night's Cosmos premiere. Not so fast, Tyson.
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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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Muhammad ibn Zakariya al-Razi
Muhammad ibn Zakariyā Rāzī (Persian: محمد زکریای رازی‎ Mohammad-e Zakariā-ye Rāzi, also known by his Latinized name Rhazes or Rasis) (854 CE – 925 CE), was a Persian polymath, physician, alchemi...
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Giuseppa Barbapiccola
Giuseppa Eleonora Barbapiccola (1702 – ca 1740) was a notable woman in science as an Italian natural philosopher, poet and translator. She is best known for her translation of René Descartes' Principl...
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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...
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...
School of Reims
The School of Reims was the cathedral school of Reims Cathedral in France that was in operation during the Middle Ages. The term is also used of an artistic style in Carolingian art, lasting into Ott...
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School of Chartres
During the High Middle Ages, Chartres Cathedral operated a famous and influential cathedral school, an important center of scholarship. It developed and reached its apex in the 11th and 12th centuries...
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Sicilian Questions
Sicilian Questions, al-Masa'il al-Siqiliyya in Arabic, is the name of Ibn Sabin's masterpiece, one of the leading representatives of the Andalusian mystic of the 13th century. Its doctrines are marked...
Mario Sturzo
Mario Sturzo (Caltagirone, November 2, 1861 - Piazza Armerina, November 12, 1941) was an Italian Roman Catholic bishop.
He was the second born out of the six children of Felix Sturzo Taranto and C...
Transmission of the Classics
The introduction of Greek philosophy and science into the culture of the Latin West in the Middle Ages was an event that transformed the intellectual life of Western Europe. It consisted of the discov...
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Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition
Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition is a 1964 non-fiction book by British historian Frances A. Yates. The book delves into the history of Hermeticism and its influence upon Renaissance philosop...