Continuity and Innovation in Medieval and Modern Philosophy: Knowledge, Mind, and Language

2014.10.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews John Marenbon (ed.), Continuity and Innovation in Medieval and Modern Philosophy: Knowledge, Mind, and Language, Oxford
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2014.10.06 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews John Marenbon (ed.), Continuity and Innovation in Medieval and Modern Philosophy: Knowledge, Mind, and Language, Oxford University Press, 2013, 133pp., $55.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780197265499. Reviewed by Henrik Lagerlund, University of Western Ontario The period from the later 14th century through the 15th and 16th centuries is perhaps the least known in the history of Western philosophy. Fortunately, more and more attention is given to the history of this period and to many of the most important thinkers of the time. An example of this, although less successful, is this new book edited by John Marenbon. It promises to address the issue of continuity and create a dialogue between medieval and modern philosophy, but falls short in several respects. The book is based on a meeting organized by Marenbon on behalf of the British Academy in 2011. These kinds of meetings have been held on topics in the history of. . .

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