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Renaissance Thought: A Reader
By Robert Black (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Routledge
Publication date March 1, 2002
Pages 310
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780415205924
ISBN-10 0415205921
Dimensions 0.75 by 7 by 9.50 in.
Weight 1.75 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $145.00
Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Renaissance Thought is a fascinating collection of essays on the Renaissance, focusing on humanism and thought. The concept of the Renaissance has always been challenging to define and this book enables a deeper understanding of the essential features of the Renaissance and humanism. Knowledge of Renaissance thought illuminates other key aspects of Renaissance culture such as philology, political thought and scholastic and platonic philosophy.

Renaissance Thought explores all the important themes and influential figures including:

* humanism and scholasticism
* the scholarship of Politician
* printers and readers in Italy
* Ptolemy of Lucca
* Petrarch
* Florentine constitutionalism and Medici ascendancy
* the humanist challenge to medieval German culture.

This collection of articles is essential reading for students of the Renaissance. The book will allow readers to contribute to the debate on the Renaissance, a theme which has never ceased to stimulate intellectual interest since the earliest days of the Renaissance itself.

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from Routledge (March 1, 2002)
9780415205924 | details & prices | 310 pages | 7.00 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.75 lbs | List price $145.00
About: Renaissance Thought is a fascinating collection of essays on the Renaissance, focusing on humanism and thought.
from Routledge (March 1, 2002)
9780415205931 | details & prices | 310 pages | 6.75 × 9.50 × 0.50 in. | 1.45 lbs | List price $41.95

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