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Juan Luis Vives and the Organisation of Patristic Knowledge

Arnoud Visser

in Confessionalisation and Erudition in Early Modern Europe: An Episode in the History of the Humanities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197266601
eISBN:
9780191896057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266601.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

The edition of Augustine’s City of God by the Spanish-born humanist Juan Luis Vives (first published in 1522) is one of most successful pieces of patristic scholarship of the sixteenth century. ... More


Humanist Scholarship and Editorial Guidance

Arnoud S. Q. Visser

in Reading Augustine in the Reformation: The Flexibility of Intellectual Authority in Europe, 1500-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199765935
eISBN:
9780199895168
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765935.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter examines Erasmus's edition of Augustine's collected works (Basel 1528–9) to illuminate the interaction between humanist scholarship and the Reformation. The most widely disseminated ... More


Vives’ “For The Stepmother” and Patarol’s Antilogiae

Neil W. Bernstein

in Ethics, Identity, and Community in Later Roman Declamation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199964116
eISBN:
9780199346042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964116.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines aspects of the early modern reception of the Major Declamations. The pseudo-Quintilianic declamations were part of the Renaissance rhetorical curriculum, often included with ... More


Conclusion

Alexander Broadie

in Introduction to Medieval Logic

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240266
eISBN:
9780191680137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240266.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, History of Philosophy

This book has investigated logic during the 14th century. The masters of that century were widely studied during the following 150 years, and numerous books were written transmitting their ideas and ... More


Letter-Writing Manuals

Peter Mack

in A History of Renaissance Rhetoric 1380-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199597284
eISBN:
9780191804588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199597284.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses letter-writing manuals and their respective authors. Latin letter-writing manuals were among the most printed renaissance works on rhetoric with about 900 editions of ... More


Ethics, Identity, and Community in Later Roman Declamation

Neil W. Bernstein

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199964116
eISBN:
9780199346042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964116.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The Major Declamations are a collection of nineteen full-length Latin speeches attributed in antiquity to the rhetorician Quintilian, but most likely composed by a group of authors in the second and ... More


Commonplace-Books at School

Ann Moss

in Printed Commonplace-Books and the Structuring of Renaissance Thought

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159087
eISBN:
9780191673474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159087.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

The prescriptions for commonplace-books to be found in the works of Desiderius Erasmus, Philipp Melanchthon, and Juan Luis Vives were published together as excerpts in manuals De ratione studii. ... More


The Humanist Approach: Erasmus and Shakespeare

John Gittings

in The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199575763
eISBN:
9780191804458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199575763.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter first examines the peace advocacy of Erasmus, the great humanist of the early sixteenth century, and that of his fellow humanists such as Thomas More and Juan Luis Vives. It considers ... More


Epilogue: H Is for Humanism

Joseph Campana

in Renaissance Posthumanism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823269556
eISBN:
9780823269594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823269556.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

“H is for Humanism” considers that purportedly quintessential figure of humanity—the child. Not only was this figure (the focus of so much humanist concern and, consequently, pedagogy) not precisely ... More


The Spanish Disquiet

María M. Portuondo

in The Spanish Disquiet: The Biblical Natural Philosophy of Benito Arias Montano

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226592268
eISBN:
9780226609096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226609096.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The focus of the chapter is on the response by sixteenth-century natural philosophers in Spain to the problems arising from the perceived tension between natural philosophy and empirical study of ... More


Northern Europe 1519–1545: The Age of Melanchthon

Peter Mack

in A History of Renaissance Rhetoric 1380-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199597284
eISBN:
9780191804588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199597284.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses sixteenth-century writers and their contributions to renaissance rhetoric. Philipp Melanchthon (1497–1560) was the dominant figure of this period and he took a personal role in ... More


Of Nonunderstanding: Glosses on Three Fables (1984)

Hans Blumenberg

in History, Metaphors, Fables: A Hans Blumenberg Reader

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501732829
eISBN:
9781501748004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501732829.003.0025
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter reflects on Hans Blumenberg's “Of Nonunderstanding: Glosses on Three Fables” (1984). The first fable is “The Pauper's Coin.” Blumenberg read this fable as a hint about how important it ... More


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