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Author Edelheit, Amos.

Title Scholastic Florence : Moral Psychology in the Quattrocento
Published Leiden : BRILL, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (317 pages)
Series Brill's Studies in Intellectual History
Brill's studies in intellectual history.
Contents Acknowledgements; Introduction Scholasticism in a Florentine Setting?; Part 1 On Conscience, Evil and Penitence; Chapter 1 A Portrait of a 'Thomist' in the Late-Fifteenth Century; 1 Some Reflections on Standard Classifications used by Intellectual Historians with regard to the 'Florentine Renaissance'; 2 Nicolaus de Mirabilibus: Life and Works; 3 Nicolaus de Mirabilibus on Conscience; 4 Nicolaus de Mirabilibus on Predestination; 5 Conclusion; Chapter 2 A Renaissance Discourse on Evil; 1 'The Problem of Evil'; 2 A Discourse on Evil; 2.1 Part One; 2.2 Part Two; 3 Some Conclusions
2 The Concept of Love3 Lorenzo Pisano's Life and Formation; 4 Lorenzo Pisano on Love; 5 Conclusion; Conclusion A New Renaissance Anthropology?; Bibliography; Index Nominum et Rerum
2 The Will and the Intellect in Medieval Perspective3 The Debate of 1474; 4 Ficino's Arguments; 5 Bandello's Arguments; 6 Some Conclusions; Chapter 6 A Theory of Will, Human Dignity, and Freedom; 1 Humanists and Scholastics. Salviati and his Dialogue; 2 Salviati's Theory of the Will; 3 Conclusion; Chapter 7 On the Importance of Self-Reflexivity; 1 Donati and his Text; 2 Arguments for the Superiority of the Intellect; 3 Arguments for the Superiority of the Will; 4 Donati's Concluding Remarks; Chapter 8 A Renaissance Discourse on Love; 1 'Scholasticism' and 'Humanism': Terms in Transition
Chapter 3 The Psychology of the Voluntary Act of Penitence1 Giovanni Caroli and the Penitential Psalms; 2 Caroli's Exposition of Psalm 6; 3 Pico della Mirandola's Exposition of Psalm 6; 4 Conclusion; Part 2 Questions of Intellect and Will, Freedom and Love; Chapter 4 A Discussion of Conscience, Cognition and Will; 1 Antoninus and Modern Scholarship; 2 Antoninus' Theology as Theology for non-Theologians; 3 Moral Psychology in Antoninus' Summa; 4 Conclusion; Chapter 5 A Debate Concerning the Intellect and the Will; 1 Questions of Historiography and Method
Summary The focuse in this book is on different concepts and theories pertaining to moral psychology, showing the complex relations between scholastic and humanist thinkers who stand between antiquity and modernity, in the Renaissance setting
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Christian ethics -- Italy -- Florence -- History.
Ethics -- Italy -- Florence -- History.
Humanism -- Italy -- Florence -- History.
Humanists -- Italy -- Florence -- History.
Philosophers -- Italy -- Florence -- History.
Philosophy, Renaissance.
Psychology and philosophy -- Italy -- Florence -- History.
Renaissance -- Italy -- Florence.
Scholars -- Italy -- Florence -- History.
Florence (Italy) -- Intellectual life.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9004266275
9004266283 (electronic bk.)
9789004266285 (electronic bk.)