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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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Good Ideas

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I’ll look for the book, Peter

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Always did like the without the gaps shows looking forward to hearing Peter again.
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History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps

Latest release on Jan 26, 2020

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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

Rank #1: 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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Rank #2: 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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Rank #3: 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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Rank #4: 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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Rank #5: 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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Rank #6: 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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Rank #7: 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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Rank #8: 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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Rank #9: 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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Rank #10: 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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Rank #11: 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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Rank #12: 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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Rank #13: 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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Rank #14: 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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Rank #15: 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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Rank #16: 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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Rank #17: HoP 045 - The Second Self - Aristotle On Pleasure And Friendship

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What place does Aristotle leave for pleasure and friendship in his vision of the good life?

Sep 11 2011

20mins

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Rank #18: HoP 244 - Everybody Needs Some Body - Aquinas on Soul and Knowledge

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Thomas Aquinas makes controversial claims concerning the unity of the soul and the empirical basis of human knowledge.

Jan 03 2016

19mins

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Rank #19: HoP 200 - Jill Kraye and John Marenbon on Medieval Philosophy

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We celebrate reaching episode 200 with a special double interview on the problem of defining medieval philosophy.

Nov 29 2014

38mins

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Rank #20: 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 341 - True Romance - Theories of Love

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Ficino describes a “Platonic” love purified of sexuality, prompting a debate carried on by Pico della Mirandola, Pietro Bembo, and Tullia d’Aragona.

Jan 26 2020

31mins

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HoP 340 - Footnotes to Plato - Marsilio Ficino

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Marsilio Ficino’s revival of Platonism, with a focus on his proofs for the soul’s immortality in his magnum opus, the Platonic Theology.

Jan 12 2020

24mins

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HoP 339 - I’d Like to Thank the Academy - Florentine Platonism

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The blossoming of Renaissance Platonism under the Medici, who supported the scholarship of Poliziano, Ficino, and Pico della Mirandola.

Dec 29 2019

21mins

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HoP 338 - All About Eve - the Defense of Women

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Refutation of misogyny in Moderate Fonte and Lucrezia Marinella.

Dec 15 2019

20mins

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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

Play

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

Play

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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iTunes Ratings

862 Ratings
Average Ratings
727
71
29
20
15

Good Ideas

By bjohns383 - Jan 17 2020
Read more
Bad Jokes

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.