Early Modern Philosophers and the Renaissance Legacy by Cecilia Muratori, Gianni Paganini

By Cecilia Muratori, Gianni Paganini

When does Renaissance philosophy finish, and Early sleek philosophy commence? Do Renaissance philosophers have anything in universal, which distinguishes them from Early glossy philosophers? And finally, what defines the modernity of the Early smooth interval, and what function did the Renaissance play in shaping it? The solutions to those questions should not simply chronological. This booklet demanding situations conventional structures of those sessions, which in part replicate the unfairness that the Renaissance used to be a literary and inventive phenomenon, instead of a philosophical phase.

The essays during this e-book examine how the legacy of Renaissance philosophers persevered within the following centuries in the course of the direct encounters of next generations with Renaissance philosophical texts. This quantity treats Early glossy philosophers as becoming a member of their predecessors as ‘conversation partners’: the ‘conversations’ during this publication function, between others, Girolamo Cardano and Henry extra, Thomas Hobbes and Lorenzo Valla, Bernardino Telesio and Francis Bacon, René Descartes and Tommaso Campanella, Giulio Cesare Vanini and the nameless Theophrastus redivivus.

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After having studied in Erfurt, Marburg and Wittenberg following the Philippist line within the Lutheran fold, he taught physics, logic and ethics at the universities of Kassel and Marburg. He wrote a number of metaphysical writings which clearly reflect the theological debates between Lutherans and Calvinists at the time. His Analyses in exercitationes aliquot J. C. Scaligeri de 6 Cranz (2006). 26 G. Giglioni subtilitate (1599) and Adversaria ad exotericas aliquot Julii Caesari Scaligeri acutissimi philosophi exercitationes (1606) testify to the pervasive influence of Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484–1558) in Protestant philosophical circles.

27 For all its philosophical significance, the pivotal juncture created by the many relationships between idea, res, verbum and imago has momentous theological reverberations throughout the dictionary. Innumerable entries are organized in such a way that they often end with a significant Christological coda. For instance, in discussing the meaning of regressus, that is, the logical procedure from effects to causes and then back from causes to effects, Goclenius found a way of further expanding on how to interpret the body of Christ in the Eucharist.

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