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Pico Della Mirandola New Essays

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ISBN-10: 0521847362

ISBN-13: 9780521847360

Edition: 2008

Authors: M. V. Dougherty

List price: $113.00
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This is a comprehensive presentation of the philosophical work of the 15th century Renaissance thinker Giovanni Pico della Mirandola. In essays specifically commissioned for this text, a distinguished group of scholars presents the central topics and texts of Pico's literary output.
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Book details

List price: $113.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/8/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 238
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

M. V. Dougherty is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Ohio Dominican University. His research in the history of philosophy includes work on the thinking of Thomas Aquinas, Aristotle, Ren� Descartes, as well as Pico della Mirandola.

Introduction
Pico on the relationship of rhetoric and philosophy
Pico, theology, and the church
Pico della Mirandola's philosophy of religion
The birth day of Venus: Pico as platonic exegete in the Commento and the Heptaplus
Three precursors to Pico della Mirandola's Roman disputation and the question of human nature in the Oratio
Pico on magic and astrology
Pico's quest for all knowledge
A philosophical life