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Marsilio Ficino: His Theology, His Philosophy, His Legacy
By Martin Davies (editor), Valery Rees (editor) and Michael J. B. Allen (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Brill Academic Pub
Publication date December 1, 2001
Pages 493
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9789004118553
ISBN-10 9004118551
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 2.35 lbs.
Original list price $150.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: This volume consists of 21 essays on Marsilio Ficino (1433-99), the great Florentine scholar, philosopher and priest who was the architect of Renaissance Platonism and whose long-lasting influence on philosophy, love and music theory, medicine and magic extended across Europe. Grouped into three sections, they cover such topics as priesthood, the influence of Hermetic monism, Plotinus and Augustine, Jewish transmission of the prisca theologia, the 15th c. Plato-Aristotle controversy, the soul and its afterlife, the primacy of the will, theriac and musical therapy, the notions of matter, seeds, mirrors and clocks, and other fascinating philosophical and theological issues. Also considered are Ficino's critics, his relationship to the Camaldolese Order, his letters to princes, his influence on art, on Copernicus, on Chapman, and the nature of the Platonic Academy. Contributors include: Tamara Albertini, Michael J. B. Allen, Francis Ames-Lewis, Donald Beecher, Christopher S. Celenza, Stephen Clucas, Arthur Field, Hiroshi Hirai, Moshe Idel, Dilwyn Knox, Sergius Kodera, Jill Kraye, Dennis F. Lackner, Jorg Lauster, Anthony Levi, John Monfasani, Valery Rees, Clement Salaman, Peter Serracino-Inglott, M. Stephane Toussaint, and Angela Voss.

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9789004118553 | details & prices | 493 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.25 in. | 2.35 lbs | List price $150.00
About: This volume consists of 21 essays on Marsilio Ficino (1433-99), the great Florentine scholar, philosopher and priest who was the architect of Renaissance Platonism and whose long-lasting influence on philosophy, love and music theory, medicine and magic extended across Europe.

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