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History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps

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Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". www.historyofphilosophy.net

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Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". www.historyofphilosophy.net

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I’ll look for the book, Peter

By JTR ROUND ROCK - May 23 2018
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Always did like the without the gaps shows looking forward to hearing Peter again.

Could be more accessible

By tuckjosh - Mar 18 2018
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It would be more helpful to connect the concepts to objects in an everyday way.

iTunes Ratings

827 Ratings
Average Ratings
700
66
27
18
16

I’ll look for the book, Peter

By JTR ROUND ROCK - May 23 2018
Read more
Always did like the without the gaps shows looking forward to hearing Peter again.

Could be more accessible

By tuckjosh - Mar 18 2018
Read more
It would be more helpful to connect the concepts to objects in an everyday way.

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History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps

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Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". www.historyofphilosophy.net

HoP 300a - The Relevance of Ancient Philosophy Today

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Rachel Barney, Christof Rapp, and Mark Kalderon join Peter to discuss the importance of ancient philosophy for today's philosophers.

Apr 22 2018

1hr 21mins

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HoP 332 - Jill Kraye on Humanism

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Jill Kraye returns to the podcast to discuss the nature of humanism, its relation to scholasticism, and its legacy.

Sep 22 2019

38mins

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HoP 318 - Oliver Primavesi on Greek Manuscripts

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Peter's Munich colleague Oliver Primavesi tells us how Greek manuscripts are used to establish the text of authors like Aristotle. 

Feb 10 2019

36mins

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HoP 178 - Eyes Wide Shut - Rumi and Philosophical Sufism

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The Persian poet Rūmī and mystical philosopher al-Qūnawī carry on the legacy of Sufism.

Jun 01 2014

22mins

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HoP 268 - To Hell and Back - Dante Alighieri

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Italy’s greatest poet Dante Alighieri was also a philosopher, as we learn from his Convivio and of course the Divine Comedy.

Jan 01 2017

20mins

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HoP 300b - The Relevance of Medieval Philosophy Today

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Peter King, Catarina Dutilh Novaes, and Russ Friedman discuss their approaches to medieval philosophy, and its contemporary relevance.

May 06 2018

1hr 13mins

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HoP 293 - The Good Wife - Gender and Sexuality in the Middle Ages

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Medieval attitudes towards homosexuality, sex and chastity, and the status of women. Authors discussed include Aquinas, Catherine of Siena, and Chaucer.

Jan 14 2018

23mins

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Bonus Episode - Glenn Adamson on Material Intelligence

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Peter's twin brother Glenn Adamson discusses the philosophical implications of craft.

Aug 11 2018

31mins

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HoP 243 - The Ox Heard Round the World - Thomas Aquinas

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An introduction to Thomas Aquinas, his views on faith and reason, and his famous “five ways” of proving God’s existence.

Dec 20 2015

22mins

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HoP 271 - Do As You’re Told - Ockham on Ethics and Political Philosophy

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William of Ockham on freedom of action and freedom of thought.

Feb 12 2017

19mins

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HoP 258 - Here Comes the Son - The Trinity and the Eucharist

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Philosophy is pushed to its limits to provide rational explanations of two Christian theological doctrines.

Jul 17 2016

20mins

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HoP 110 - Life and Time - Augustine's Confessions

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In the Confessions Augustine weaves autobiography with reflections on the nature of God, man, and time.

Jan 06 2013

21mins

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HoP 101 - Father Figures - Introduction to Ancient Christian Philosophy

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An overview of what the Church Fathers contributed to ancient philosophy

Nov 04 2012

23mins

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HoP 272 - A Close Shave - Ockham’s Nominalism

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Ockham trims away the unnecessary entities posited by other scholastics.

Feb 26 2017

20mins

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HoP 052 - Fighting Over Socrates - the Hellenistic Schools

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Introducing the Stoics, Skeptics, Epicureans and Cynics, the schools of the Hellenistic age

Oct 30 2011

22mins

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HoP 120 - The Straight Path - Philosophy in the Islamic World

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The rise of Islam creates a new context for philosophy not only among Muslims, but also Jews and Christians.

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Mar 16 2013

22mins

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HoP 286 - On the Money - Medieval Economic Theory

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Changing ideas about money, just price, and usury, up to the time of Buridan, Oresme, and Gregory of Rimini.

Oct 08 2017

21mins

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HoP 055 - The Constant Gardener - Epicurus and his Principles

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Epicurus sets out an empiricist theory of knowledge and atomist physics, in support of hedonism

Nov 20 2011

22mins

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HoP 330 - Republic of Letters - Italian Humanism

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Coluccio Salutati and Leonardo Bruni combine eloquence with philosophy, taking as their model the refined language and republican ideals found in Cicero.

Jul 28 2019

19mins

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HoP 168 - Chariot of Fire - Kabbalah

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The rich symbolism of the Zohar and the spiritual practices of Abraham Abluafia feature in the mystical movement known as Kabbalah.

Mar 23 2014

24mins

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HoP 337 - More Rare Than the Phoenix - Italian Women Humanists

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Cassandra Fedele, Isotta Nogarola, and Laura Cereta seek fame and glory through eloquence and learning.

Dec 01 2019

20mins

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HoP 336 - We Built This City - Christine de Pizan

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Christine de Pizan's political philosophy, epistemology, and the refutation of misogyny in her "City of Ladies".

Nov 17 2019

20mins

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HoP 335 - Sabrina Ebbersmeyer on Emotions in Renaissance Philosophy

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An interview with Sabrina Ebbersmeyer about the relation of emotion to reason and the body, and panpsychism, in the Renaissance.

Nov 03 2019

29mins

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HoP 334 - Chance Encounters - Reviving Hellenistic philosophy

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The rediscovery of Epicurus, Lucretius, and Sextus Empiricus spreads challenging ideas about chance, atomism, and skepticism.

Oct 20 2019

21mins

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HoP 333 - Difficult to Be Good - Humanist Ethics

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Humanists from Bruni and Valla to Pontano and Castiglione ask whether ancient ethical teachings can still help us learn how to live.

Oct 06 2019

22mins

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HoP 332 - Jill Kraye on Humanism

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Jill Kraye returns to the podcast to discuss the nature of humanism, its relation to scholasticism, and its legacy.

Sep 22 2019

38mins

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HoP 331 - Literary Criticism - Lorenzo Valla

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Lorenzo Valla launches a furious attack on scholastic philosophy, favoring the resources of classical Latin.

Sep 08 2019

20mins

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HoP 330 - Republic of Letters - Italian Humanism

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Coluccio Salutati and Leonardo Bruni combine eloquence with philosophy, taking as their model the refined language and republican ideals found in Cicero.

Jul 28 2019

19mins

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HoP 329 - Greeks Bearing Gifts - Byzantine Scholars in Italy

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Bessarion and George Trapenzuntius, rival scholars from the Greek east who helped inspire the Italian Renaissance.

Jul 14 2019

19mins

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HoP 328 - Old News - Introduction to the Italian Renaissance

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A first look at the themes and figures of philosophy in the Italian Renaissance.

Jun 30 2019

20mins

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HoP 327 - Michele Trizio on Byzantine and Latin Medieval Philosophy

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The series on Byzantium concludes as Michele Trizio discusses the mutual influence of Byzantium and Latin Christendom.

Jun 16 2019

24mins

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HoP 326 - Istanbul (Not Constantinople) - the Later Orthodox Tradition

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When the Byzantine empire ended in 1453, philosophy in Greek did not end with it. In this episode we bring the story up to the 20th century.

Jun 02 2019

25mins

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HoP 325 - Platonic Love - Gemistos Plethon

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Was Gemistos Plethon, the last great thinker of the Byzantine tradition, a secret pagan or just a Christian with an unusual enthusiasm for Platonism?

May 19 2019

23mins

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HoP 324 - United We Fall - Latin Philosophy in Byzantium

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Thomas Aquinas finds avid readers among Byzantines at the twilight of empire, and is used by both sides of the Hesychast controversy.

May 05 2019

20mins

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HoP 323 - Through His Works You Shall Know Him - Palamas and Hesychasm

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Gregory Palamas and the controversy over his teaching that we can go beyond human reason by grasping God through his activities or “energies”.

Apr 21 2019

18mins

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HoP 322 - Do the Math - Science in the Palaiologan Renaissance

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Mathematics and the sciences in Byzantium, focusing on scholars of the Palaiologan period like Blemmydes and Metochites.

Apr 07 2019

20mins

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HoP 321 - Judith Herrin on Byzantium and Islam

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Historian Judith Herrin joins us to talk about competition and mutual influence between Islam and Byzantium.

Mar 24 2019

32mins

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HoP 320 - People of the South - Byzantium and Islam

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Intellectual exchange between Christians and Muslims, and the later flowering of Syriac literature including the philosopher Bar Hebraeus.

Mar 10 2019

20mins

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HoP 319 - Georgia on My Mind - Petritsi and the Proclus Revival

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The Neoplatonist Proclus gets mixed reviews from Christians, as Nicholas of Methone refutes him but the Georgian philosopher Ioane Petritsi helps to revive his thought. 

Feb 24 2019

18mins

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HoP 318 - Oliver Primavesi on Greek Manuscripts

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Peter's Munich colleague Oliver Primavesi tells us how Greek manuscripts are used to establish the text of authors like Aristotle. 

Feb 10 2019

36mins

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