Marsilio Ficino

[Revised entry by Christopher S. Celenza on September 2, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Marsilio Ficino (1433 - 99) combined elements drawn from different philosophical, religious, and
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[Revised entry by Christopher S. Celenza on September 2, 2017. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Marsilio Ficino (1433 - 99) combined elements drawn from different philosophical, religious, and literary traditions to become one of the most famous philosophers of the Italian Renaissance. Ficino's writings, however, are difficult, and there is no single work of his that attained canonical status once the historiography of Western philosophy was set on its modern footing in the eighteenth century....

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