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Product Description: This engaging survey of important works from late antiquity to the beginning of the Renaissance reveals the depth of thought and the diversity of expression that characterized the Middle Ages. Michael Kellogg demonstrates that medieval thought owes far more to ancient philosophy than is generally supposed; that poets of this era were as sophisticated and nuanced as their ancient counterparts; and that writers of this time anticipated most of the lines of inquiry that gave rise to the Renaissance...read more

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9781633882133 | Prometheus Books, December 13, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: This engaging survey of important works from late antiquity to the beginning of the Renaissance reveals the depth of thought and the diversity of expression that characterized the Middle Ages.

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Product Description: A playful and erudite look at the origins of language In the beginning there was one language―one tongue that Adam used to compose the first poem, an elegy for Abel. “These days, no one bothers to ask about the tongue of Adam...read more
By Marina Warner (introduced by)

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9780811224932 | New Directions, November 1, 2016, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: A playful and erudite look at the origins of language In the beginning there was one language―one tongue that Adam used to compose the first poem, an elegy for Abel.

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Product Description: In Debating Medieval Natural Law: A Survey, Riccardo Saccenti examines and evaluates the major lines of interpretation of the medieval concepts of natural rights and natural law within the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries and explains how the major historiographical interpretations of ius naturale and lex naturalis have changed...read more

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9780268100407 | Univ of Notre Dame Pr, October 15, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In Debating Medieval Natural Law: A Survey, Riccardo Saccenti examines and evaluates the major lines of interpretation of the medieval concepts of natural rights and natural law within the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries and explains how the major historiographical interpretations of ius naturale and lex naturalis have changed.

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Product Description: This study traces the genealogy of Saint Perpetua’s story with a straightforward yet previously overlooked question at its center: How was Perpetua remembered and to what uses was that memory put? One of the most popular and venerated saints from 200 CE to the thirteenth century, the story of Saint Perpetua was retold in dramatically different forms across the European Middle Ages...read more

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9781137479631 | Palgrave Macmillan, October 4, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This study traces the genealogy of Saint Perpetua’s story with a straightforward yet previously overlooked question at its center: How was Perpetua remembered and to what uses was that memory put?

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Product Description: The book is a systematic study of the issue of self-individuation in the scholastic debate on principles of individuation (principia individuationis). The point of departure is a general formulation of the problem of individuation acceptable for all the participants of the scholastic debate: a principle of individuation of x is what makes x individual (in various possible senses of 'making something individual')...read more

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9783110462951 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, June 30, 2016, cover price $112.00 | About this edition: The book is a systematic study of the issue of self-individuation in the scholastic debate on principles of individuation (principia individuationis).

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Product Description: Abū’l-Barakāt is often considered one of the most comprehensive philosophers of the Arabic-Jewish milieu in the medieval age. His extensive and unique philosophical theories, especially his theories in the particular sciences, were seen as a major challenge for the traditional conceptions of the Aristotelian school of thought during and after this period...read more

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9781138640450 | Routledge, September 14, 2016, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Abū’l-Barakāt is often considered one of the most comprehensive philosophers of the Arabic-Jewish milieu in the medieval age.

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Product Description: This book explores a wide range of topics relating to scientific and religious learning in the work of Bishop Robert Grosseteste (c. 1168–1253) and does so from various perspectives, including those of a twenty-first century scientists, historians, and philosophers as well as several medievalists...read more

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9783319334660 | Springer Verlag, July 16, 2016, cover price $129.00 | About this edition: This book explores a wide range of topics relating to scientific and religious learning in the work of Bishop Robert Grosseteste (c.

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Product Description: Anthony J. Lisska presents a new analysis of Thomas Aquinas's theory of perception. While much work has been undertaken on Aquinas's texts, little has been devoted principally to his theory of perception and less still on a discussion of inner sense...read more

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9780198777908 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 15, 2016, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Anthony J.

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By Thomas Jeschke (editor)

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9783110461466 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, August 1, 2016, cover price $280.00

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Product Description: Avicenna (Ibn Sīnā) greatly influenced later medieval thinking about the earth and the cosmos, not only in his own civilization, but also in Hebrew and Latin cultures. The studies presented in this volume discuss the historical and philological circumstances of the Avicennian tradition and the reception of prominent Avicennian theories: on motion, time, vacuum, causality, elements, substantial change, minerals, floods and mountains...read more
By Amos Bertolacci (editor)

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9781614517740 | Walter De Gruyter Inc, July 31, 2016, cover price $168.00 | About this edition: Avicenna (Ibn Sīnā) greatly influenced later medieval thinking about the earth and the cosmos, not only in his own civilization, but also in Hebrew and Latin cultures.

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Product Description: Fragments for a History of a Vanishing Humanism brings together scholars working in prehistoric, classical, medieval, and early modern studies who are developing, from longer and slower historical perspectives, critical post/humanisms that explore: 1) the significance (historical, sociocultural, psychic, etc...read more

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9780814213049 | Ohio State Univ Pr, July 20, 2016, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: Fragments for a History of a Vanishing Humanism brings together scholars working in prehistoric, classical, medieval, and early modern studies who are developing, from longer and slower historical perspectives, critical post/humanisms that explore: 1) the significance (historical, sociocultural, psychic, etc.

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Product Description: This book considers how scientists, theologians, priests, and poets approached the relationship of the human body and ethics in the later Middle Ages. Is medicine merely a metaphor for sin? Or can certain kinds of bodies physiologically dispose people to be angry, sad, or greedy? If so, then is it their fault? Virginia Langum offers an account of the medical imagery used to describe feelings and actions in religious and literary contexts, referencing a variety of behavioral discussions within medical contexts...read more

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9781137465580 | Palgrave Macmillan, July 18, 2016, cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book considers how scientists, theologians, priests, and poets approached the relationship of the human body and ethics in the later Middle Ages.

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9781349690862 | Reprint edition (Palgrave Macmillan, July 14, 2016), cover price $99.99 | About this edition: This book considers how scientists, theologians, priests, and poets approached the relationship of the human body and ethics in the later Middle Ages.

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Product Description: This volume re-examines some of the major themes at the intersection of traditional and contemporary metaphysics. The book uses as a point of departure Francisco Suárez’s Metaphysical Disputations published in 1597. Minimalist metaphysics in empiricist/pragmatist clothing have today become mainstream in analytic philosophy...read more

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9781138209619 | Reprint edition (Routledge, July 6, 2016), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: This volume re-examines some of the major themes at the intersection of traditional and contemporary metaphysics.

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Product Description: The reception history of the 11th-century philosopher Ibn Sina, known in the West by his Latinized name Avicenna, has received little scholarly attention and remains to this day largely virgin territory. Presenting a detailed analysis of the medieval Arabo-Islamic bio-bibliographical tradition, this volume investigates the lives and critically inventories the works of the principal philosophers who created the Avicennan philosophical tradition in the Islamic world between the 11th and 14th centuries...read more

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9783447103336 | Otto Harrassowitz, June 30, 2016, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: The reception history of the 11th-century philosopher Ibn Sina, known in the West by his Latinized name Avicenna, has received little scholarly attention and remains to this day largely virgin territory.

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Product Description: The Abstractiones is a work in medieval logic from the second half of the 13th century. Clearly a product of the British university culture and much cited, quoted and imitated, it is attributed in two manuscripts to 'Master Richard the Sophist'...read more

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9780197265970 | Oxford Univ Pr, July 26, 2016, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: The Abstractiones is a work in medieval logic from the second half of the 13th century.

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Product Description: This volume, V-8, of the Erasmi Opera Omnia contains the Enchiridion, Erasmus theological programme and the Exomologesis, his treatise on confession. These two texts are at the heart of Erasmian theology. This volume offers the first critical edition of these core texts with extensive commentaries and introductions...read more

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9789004313583 | Bilingual edition (Brill Academic Pub, June 22, 2016), cover price $179.00 | About this edition: This volume, V-8, of the Erasmi Opera Omnia contains the Enchiridion, Erasmus theological programme and the Exomologesis, his treatise on confession.

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Product Description: This book investigates Aristotelian psychology through his works and commentaries on them, including De Sensu, De Memoria and De Somno et Vigilia. Authors present original research papers inviting readers to consider the provenance of Aristotelian ideas and interpretations of them, on topics ranging from reality to dreams and spirituality...read more
By Filip Radovic (editor)

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9783319269030 | Springer Verlag, December 7, 2016, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: This book investigates Aristotelian psychology through his works and commentaries on them, including De Sensu, De Memoria and De Somno et Vigilia.

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9783825365615 | Universitaetsverlag Winter, June 1, 2016, cover price $60.00

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Product Description: English summary: The philosophy of play during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance has been largely neglected by scholars, despite the fact that influential thinkers, such as Albertus Magnus and Thomas Aquinas, perceived recreational play to be a vital part of a philosopher's life...read more

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9783525230145 | Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Gmbh & Co, June 1, 2016, cover price $63.00 | About this edition: English summary: The philosophy of play during the Middle Ages and the Renaissance has been largely neglected by scholars, despite the fact that influential thinkers, such as Albertus Magnus and Thomas Aquinas, perceived recreational play to be a vital part of a philosopher's life.

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Product Description: This book brings together twenty articles giving a comprehensive view of the work of the Aristotelian commentators. First published in 1990, the collection is now brought up to date with a new introduction by Richard Sorabji. New generations of scholars will benefit from this reissuing of classic essays, including seminal works by major scholars, and the volume gives a comprehensive background to the work of the project on the Ancient Commentators on Aristotle, which has published over 100 volumes of translations since 1987 and has disseminated these crucial texts to scholars worldwide...read more

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9781472589071 | 2 edition (Bloomsbury USA Academic, August 11, 2016), cover price $172.00 | About this edition: This book brings together twenty articles giving a comprehensive view of the work of the Aristotelian commentators.
9780801424328 | Cornell Univ Pr, March 1, 1990, cover price $105.00

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9781474216197 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 30, 2016, cover price $104.00

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9781474216180 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, June 30, 2016, cover price $24.95

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Product Description: Les questions 75 et 76 de la Somme de théologie (première partie) rassemblent l'essentiel de la conception de Thomas d'Aquin (m. 1274) sur l'essence de l'âme humaine et son rapport au corps. Ce texte majeur de l'histoire de la pensée est aux croisements de la philosophie et de la théologie et constitue l'aboutissement d'une longue élaboration de sa doctrine, où Aristote et la Bible sont censés se rejoindre...read more

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9782711626885 | Librairie Philosophique J Vrin, May 17, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Les questions 75 et 76 de la Somme de théologie (première partie) rassemblent l'essentiel de la conception de Thomas d'Aquin (m.

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Product Description: This new and updated edition of Christopher Shields and Robert Pasnau's The Philosophy of Aquinas introduces the Aquinas' overarching explanatory framework in order to provide the necessary background to his philosophical investigations across a wide range of areas: rational theology, metaphysics, philosophy of human nature, philosophy of mind, and ethical and political theory...read more

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9780199301232 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, May 2, 2016), cover price $99.00 | About this edition: This new and updated edition of Christopher Shields and Robert Pasnau's The Philosophy of Aquinas introduces the Aquinas' overarching explanatory framework in order to provide the necessary background to his philosophical investigations across a wide range of areas: rational theology, metaphysics, philosophy of human nature, philosophy of mind, and ethical and political theory.
9780813365848 | Westview Pr, August 1, 2003, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Beginning with a brief overview of the life and works of Aquinas, the authors introduce his explanatory framework to provide the necessary background for the rest of Aquinas' substantive theorizing.

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9780199301249 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 2, 2016), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: This new and updated edition of Christopher Shields and Robert Pasnau's The Philosophy of Aquinas introduces the Aquinas' overarching explanatory framework in order to provide the necessary background to his philosophical investigations across a wide range of areas: rational theology, metaphysics, philosophy of human nature, philosophy of mind, and ethical and political theory.
9780813365831 | Westview Pr, August 14, 2003, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Beginning with a brief overview of Aquinas' life and philosophical career, the authors introduce his overarching explanatory framework in order to provide the necessary background to his substantive theorizing in a wide range of areas: rational theology, metaphysics, philosophy of human nature, philosophy of mind, and ethical and political theory.

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