READING RENAISSANCE PHILOSOPHICAL TEXTS: FICINO'S PLATONIC THEOLOGY
- Module code: PH841
- Credits: 10
- Semester: 1
- Department: PHILOSOPHY
- Coordinator: Amos Edelheit (PHILOSOPHY)
Focusing on a close reading of Marsilio Ficino’s (1433–1499) Platonic Theology, this module examines its unique style and structure, its sources and debts to previous philosophical traditions, with particular emphasis on its originality and place in 15th-century philosophy. Central concepts such as substance, soul, nature and matter will be discussed in relation to their advancement over or departure from their kindred treatment in the wider existing philosophical traditions.
On successful completion of the module, students should be able to:
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