skip to content
The revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance

Author: John L Lepage
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"This book examines the revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance as a literary preoccupation informed by wit. Rich in detail, this study offers a systematic treatment of wide-ranging Renaissance imagery and metaphors andpresents a detailed iconography of certain classical philosophers. Ultimately, the problems of Renaissance humanism are revealed to reflect the concerns of humanists in the twenty-first
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John L Lepage
ISBN: 9781137281814 1137281812
OCLC Number: 794037051
Description: xiii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: Containers A Progress of Wise Fools Laughing and Weeping Melancholy: Democritus and Heraclitus as Emblems Divine Madness, Literary Fancy, and Dreams The Mind is its Own Place
Responsibility: by John L. Lepage.

Abstract:

This book examines the revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance as a literary preoccupation informed by wit.  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/794037051>
library:oclcnum"794037051"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/794037051>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/798814>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Aesthetics, Renaissance"@en
schema:name"Aesthetics, Renaissance."@en
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1710967>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"European literature--Renaissance"@en
schema:name"European literature--Renaissance."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008103307>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"European literature--Renaissance, 1450-1600--History and criticism."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2012"
schema:description""This book examines the revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance as a literary preoccupation informed by wit. Rich in detail, this study offers a systematic treatment of wide-ranging Renaissance imagery and metaphors andpresents a detailed iconography of certain classical philosophers. Ultimately, the problems of Renaissance humanism are revealed to reflect the concerns of humanists in the twenty-first century"--"@en
schema:description""This book analyzes the revival of antique phylosophy in the Renaissance as a literary preoccupation informed by wit"--"@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1190268400>
schema:genre"Criticism, interpretation, etc."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The revival of antique philosophy in the Renaissance"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.