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Loyola's Acts: The Rhetoric of the Self

Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle - Religion - 1997 - 274 pages
This revisionist view of Ignatius Loyola argues that his "autobiography"--until now taken to be a literal, documentary account--is in reality a work of rhetoric, a moral ...
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Petrarch's Genius: Pentimento and Prophecy

Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 224 pages
Marjorie Boyle is the first theologian to write about Petrarch the poet as theologian. With her extraordinarily broad and deep knowledge of the theological, historical, and ...
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Christening Pagan Mysteries: Erasmus in Pursuit of Wisdom

Marjorie O'Rourke Boyle - Literary Criticism - 2016 - 190 pages
This is the first book devoted to investigating the scholarly commonplace that Erasmus’ revival of classical learning defines his evangelical humanism. It acknowledges that it ...
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Questions on the De Anima of Aristotle

Adamus Burlaeus, Gualterus Burlaeus, Edward A. Synan - Philosophy - 1997 - 179 pages
These Oxford "Questions" on Aristotle's "De Anima" deal philosophically with issues usually studied by theologians. Adam Burley, Master in Arts, would become a distinguished ...
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Weakness of the will in medieval thought: from Augustine to Buridan ...

Risto Saarinen - Philosophy - 1994 - 207 pages
This volume examines the medieval understanding of Aristotle's "weakness of the will" ("akrasia, incontinentia"). The medieval views are outlined on the basis of five major ...
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Ancient and Medieval Theories of Intentionality

Dominik Perler - Philosophy - 2001 - 347 pages
This volume analyses ancient and medieval theories of intentionality in various contexts: perception, imagination, and intellectual thinking. It sheds new light on classical ...
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The Limits of Influence: Pico, Louvain, and the Crisis of Renaissance Astrology

Steven Vanden Broecke - Philosophy - 2003 - 316 pages
This is a case study of astrology's changing status as an academic discipline in the sixteenth century. It provides fascinating new insights in the practice of Renaissance ...
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The Problem of the Rational Soul in the Thirteenth Century

Richard C. Dales - Science - 1995 - 214 pages
This study of the interaction of the Aristotelian and Augustinian views of the soul traces the disarray of Latin concepts by 1240, the solutions of Bonaventure and Aquinas, the ...
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