History of Philosophy

History of Philosophy

Por Miquel Bahia
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HoP 269 - Our Power is Real - The Clash of Church and State

Giles of Rome and Dante on the rival claims of the church and secular rulers.

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HoP 268 - To Hell and Back - Dante Aligheri

Italy’s greatest poet Dante Aligheri was also a philosopher, as we learn from his Convivio and of course the Divine...

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HoP 267 - After Virtue - Marguerite Porete

Marguerite Porete is put to death for her exploration of the love of God, The Mirror of Simple Souls.

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HoP 266 - Tom Pink on the Will

A conversation with Tom Pink about medieval theories of freedom and action.

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HoP 265 - Time of the Signs - the Fourteenth Century

An introduction to philosophy in the 14th century, focusing on two big ideas: nominalism and voluntarism.

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HoP 264 - Giorgio Pini on Scotus on Knowledge

Peter hears about Duns Scotus’ epistemology from expert Giorgio Pini.

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HoP 263 - One in a Million - Scotus on Universals and Individuals

Our look at Scotus ends with his attempt to explain how things can share a nature in common while being unique...

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HoP 262 - On Command - Scotus on Ethics

Scotus argues that morality is a matter of freely choosing to follow God’s freely issued commands.

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HoP 261 - To Will or Not to Will - Scotus on Freedom

Scotus develops a novel theory of free will and, along the way, rethinks the notions of necessity and possibility.

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HoP 260 - Once and for All - Scotus on Being

Duns Scotus attacks the proposal of Aquinas and Henry of Ghent that being is subject to analogy.

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Summer Reading

How to fill the month of August while the podcast is on summer break. Buy the book versions of the podcast at Oxford...

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HoP 259 - Richard Cross on Philosophy and the Trinity

Medieval discussions of the Trinity charted new metaphysical territory, as we see in this interview with Richard Cross.

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HoP 258 - Here Comes the Son - The Trinity and the Eucharist

Philosophy is pushed to its limits to provide rational explanations of two Christian theological doctrines.

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HoP 257 - Martin Pickave on Henry of Ghent and Freedom

An interview with Martin Pickavé on voluntarism in Henry of Ghent.

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HoP 256 - Frequently Asked Questions - Henry of Ghent

Henry of Ghent, now little known but a leading scholastic in the late 13th century, makes influential proposals on...

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HoP 255 - Andreas Speer on Medieval Aesthetics

Does medieval art tell us anything about medieval theories of aesthetics? Peter finds out from Andreas Speer.

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HoP 254 - Love, Reign Over Me - The Romance of the Rose

Sex, reason, and religion in Jean de Meun’s completion of an allegory of courtly love, the Roman de la Rose.

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HoP 253 - Let Me Count the Ways - Speculative Grammar

The “modistae” explore the links between language, the mind, and reality.

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HoP 251 - Masters of the University - “Latin Averroism”

Did Siger of Brabant and Boethius of Dacia, who have been called “Latin Averroists” and “radical Aristotelians,”...

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HoP 250 - Q&A

Peter answers listener questions on the nature of philosophy and the podcast series.

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