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Harmony and Contrast: Plato and Aristotle in the Early Modern Period

Anna Corrias and Eva Del Soldato


This volume provides, through studies of some of the leading experts in Renaissance and Early Modern philosophy, the first assessment of the blurred relationship between Platonism and Aristotelianism between the fifteenth and the seventeenth century. Assuming a transnational and emic perspective, the case studies discussed in the volume aim at highlighting how early modern followers of Plato and Aristotle did not look at the philosophies of the two ancient thinkers as monolithic entities, with no reciprocal communication whatsoever, but were on the contrary well aware of the complex and ambigu ... More

Keywords: Platonism, Aristotelianism, Reception, Authority, Commentators, History of Philosophy, Intellectual History, Early Modern Period

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2022 Print ISBN-13: 9780197267295
Published to British Academy Scholarship Online: May 2022 DOI:10.5871/bacad/9780197267295.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Anna Corrias, editor
University of Cambridge

Eva Del Soldato, editor
University of Pennsylvania

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