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George Strachan of the Mearns: Seventeenth-century Orientalist

Tom McInally

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466226
eISBN:
9781474491280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466226.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book examines the life of George Strachan (1572-1635), early 17th century Scottish humanist scholar, Orientalist and traveller. Drawing on a wealth of newly discovered archival material to offer ... More


Faber Stapulensis (1455–1536): The Letter and the Spirit

David C. Steinmetz

in Reformers in the Wings: From Geiler von Kaysersberg to Theodore Beza

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130485
eISBN:
9780199869008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130480.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The French Humanist, Faber Stapulensis (Lefèvre d’Étaples), identified with circles of reform in France, most notably the circle of reform associated with Marguerite de Navarre, the sister of King ... More


The Trastámaras (1412–1479)

T. N. Bisson

in The Medieval Crown of Aragon: A Short History

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202363
eISBN:
9780191675294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202363.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The passing of Martin the Humanist extinguished the oldest line of direct princely descent in Europe. The fate of Germany in 1268, of France in 1328, and of England in 1399 was now to befall the ... More


The Humanist Scholar

Tom McInally

in George Strachan of the Mearns: Seventeenth-century Orientalist

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474466226
eISBN:
9781474491280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474466226.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

Using the entries in the album amicorum and references to Strachan’s published works, this chapter illustrates the recognition he received as a humanist scholar of note while pursuing a career at the ... More


Badius’s Commentary Editions: The Classical Poets

Paul White

in Jodocus Badius Ascensius: Commentary, Commerce and Print in the Renaissance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780197265543
eISBN:
9780191760358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265543.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter traces the evolution of Badius’s commentary practice by studying the grammatical commentaries he composed on the classical authors central to his pedagogical programme: Terence, Virgil, ... More


Conclusions

Marta Celati

in Conspiracy Literature in Early Renaissance Italy: Historiography and Princely Ideology

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198863625
eISBN:
9780191895999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198863625.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The final section sums up the main innovative findings of this whole study. It points out how starting from the second half of the fifteenth century the development of a ‘thematic genre’ of ... More


The Swallow Flies Swiftly Through: An Analysis of Humanist (First Interlude)

Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

in Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262034357
eISBN:
9780262332064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034357.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

What can you actually do with text analysis? Chapter 4 is the first Interlude or example of text analysis in action with Voyant. This Interlude asks about computing in the humanities and shows how ... More


Conclusion: Making the Case for a Humanist Study of the Law

Paul W. Kahn

in Making the Case: The Art of the Judicial Opinion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300212082
eISBN:
9780300220841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212082.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law


Conclusion: Making the Case for a Humanist Study of the Law

Paul W. Kahn

in Making the Case: The Art of the Judicial Opinion

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300212082
eISBN:
9780300220841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212082.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law


A Third Way

Lawrence J. Friedman and Anke M. Schreiber

in The Lives of Erich Fromm: Love's Prophet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162593
eISBN:
9780231531061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162593.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines Erich Fromm’s so-called third way as a democratic socialist alternative to Western capitalism and what he called Soviet “managerialism.” Fromm equated democratic socialism with ... More


In Search of Identities in the Digital Humanities: The Early History of Humanist

Julianne Nyhan

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

Humanist is an online, international seminar on digital humanities that was set up in 1987 by Willard McCarty. Since its inception, it has taken the form of an electronic mailing list and, within the ... More


A multi-ethnic metropolis: representations of Marseille

Joseph McGonagle

in Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719079559
eISBN:
9781526121103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719079559.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

By considering a range of different works from across contemporary visual culture, this chapter explores in detail how Marseille – and the ethnicities of its inhabitants – has been represented since ... More


For the Humanities

Julie A. Carlson and Elisabeth Weber

in Speaking about Torture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242245
eISBN:
9780823242283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242245.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction specifies why humanistic inquiry is vital to social policy legislation and what it contributes to anti-torture advocacy. It highlights the significance of Poems from Guantánamo and ... More


“Catholicisme ondoyant”:: Catholic Intellectual Engagement and the Crisis of Civilization in the 1930s

Michael Kelly

in God's Mirror: Renewal and Engagement in French Catholic Intellectual Culture in the Mid-Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262373
eISBN:
9780823266425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262373.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Kelly’s chapter provides an account of the development of a new humanist concept of engagement forged by French Catholic intellectuals in the crucible of debates and experiments of the 1930s. For an ... More


Conclusion: Literary Unbelief from 1945 to the Present

Suzanne Hobson

in Unbelief in Interwar Literary Culture: Doubting Moderns

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780192846471
eISBN:
9780191938801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192846471.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The conclusion describes the development of secularist publishing since the Second World War, noting significant points of intersection with debates over literature and free speech. It looks at the ... More


The Fall of the Ancient Monarchy: Demolishing Humanist History

Kelsey Jackson Williams

in The First Scottish Enlightenment: Rebels, Priests, and History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198809692
eISBN:
9780191846960
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809692.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter recovers the first major assault on Scotland’s humanist history, its myth of an Ancient Monarchy in the 1680s and the subsequent, increasingly probing challenges which were directed ... More


Writing the truth: Agostino Mascardi and Post-Reformation Historiography by Way of Paul Ricoeur

Stefania Tutino

in Shadows of Doubt: Language and Truth in Post-Reformation Catholic Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199324989
eISBN:
9780199369294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324989.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines the relationship between truth and language in early modern history writing, especially in that genre of post-Humanist historiography known as ars historiae. Traditional ... More


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