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Vico's New science : a philosophical commentary

Author: Donald Phillip Verene
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Written by the noted Vico scholar Donald Phillip Verene, this commentary can be read as an introduction to Vico's thought or it can be employed as a guide to the comprehension of specific sections of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Kommentar
Named Person: Giambattista Vico; Giambattista / 1668-1744 / Principi di una scienza nuova Vico; Giambattista Vico; Giambattista Vico
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald Phillip Verene
ISBN: 9781501700163 1501700162
OCLC Number: 927953000
Description: Seiten cm
Contents: Part One: Generalities Concerning the New Science1. Sense and Method of the New Science2. Genesis of the New Science3. Structure of the New SciencePart Two: Idea of the Work Introduction4. Genesis of the Frontispiece5. Structure of the FrontispiecePart Three: Establishment of PrinciplesIntroduction6. Chronological Table7. Elements8. Principles9. MethodPart Four: Poetic WisdomIntroduction10. Tree of Poetic Wisdom11. Poetic Metaphysics12. Poetic Logic13. Poetic Morals, Economy, and Politics14. Poetic SciencesPart Five: Discovery of the True HomerIntroduction15. Search for the True Homer16. Discovery of the True HomerPart Six: Course and Recourse of the NationsIntroduction17. Threefold Structure of the Course of the Nations18. Recourse of the NationsPart Seven: Conclusion of the Work19. On an Eternal Natural RepublicNotesGlossary of Italian TermsKey to English EquivalentsChronological Summary of Vico's Life and Principal Works: Historical, Philosophical, and JuridicalSome Works of Secondary Literature on VicoIndex of Names
Responsibility: Donald Phillip Verene.


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"Donald Phillip Verene is the world's leading scholar in English of Vico, and his philosophical commentary on Vico's New Science is excellent, exhaustive, even definitive. It summarizes, analyzes, Read more...

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