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Baldo, Volume 2: Books XIII-XXV I Tatti Renaissance Library 36
ISBN: HB: 9780674031241, Harvard University Press, December 2008
560 pp., 21x14 cm
Teofilo Folengo (1491-1544) was born in Mantua and joined the Benedictine order, but became a runaway monk and a satirist of monasticism. In 1517 he published, under the pseudonym Merlin Cocaio, the first version of his macaronic narrative poem "Bald...
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Commentaries on Plato, Volume 1: Phaedrus and Ion I Tatti Renaissance Library 34
ISBN: HB: 9780674031197, Harvard University Press, December 2008
336 pp., 21x14 cm
Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus, was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. The publication of his Latin translations of the dialogues in 1484 was an intellectual event of the first magnitude,...
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Poems I Tatti Renaissance Library 35
ISBN: HB: 9780674031487, Harvard University Press, December 2008
432 pp., 21x14 cm
Cristoforo Landino (1424-1498), one of the great scholar-poets of the Renaissance, is best known today for his Platonizing commentaries on Dante and Vergil. His most substantial work of poetry was his "Three Books on Xandra", written while still a yo...
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Confessions of a Confirmed Extensionalist and Other Essays
ISBN: HB: 9780674030848, Harvard University Press, November 2008
544 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
W. V. Quine created a new way of looking at the eternal questions of philosophy and their interconnections. His investigations into semantics and epistemology, ontology and causality, natural kinds, time, space, and individuation transformed the phil...
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Quine in Dialogue
ISBN: HB: 9780674030831, Harvard University Press, November 2008
392 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
Over the course of his life, W. V. Quine, one of the twentieth century's great philosophers, engaged and inspired, interviewed and critiqued countless scholars, critics, and students. The qualities that distinguished him in any discussion are on clea...
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Law and Judicial Duty
ISBN: HB: 9780674031319, Harvard University Press, November 2008
704 pp., 24.3x16.3 cm, 1 table
Philip Hamburger's "Law and Judicial Duty" traces the early history of what is today called "judicial review". Working from previously unexplored evidence, Hamburger questions the very concept of judicial review. Although decisions holding statutes u...
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Egg and Nest
ISBN: HB: 9780674031722, Harvard University Press, October 2008
232 pp., 26.4x25.9 cm, 183 colour illus.
The beauty of the robin's egg is not lost on the child who discovers the nest, nor on the collector of nature's marvels. Such instances of wonder find fitting expression in the photographs of Rosamond Purcell, whose work captures the intricacy of nes...
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Invectives
ISBN: PB: 9780674030886, Harvard University Press, September 2008
320 pp., 21x14 cm
Francesco Petrarca, one of the greatest of Italian poets, was also the leading spirit in the Renaissance movement to revive ancient Roman language and literature. Petrarch's four Invectives, written in Latin, were inspired by the eloquence of the gre...
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On the Donation of Constantine
ISBN: PB: 9780674030893, Harvard University Press, September 2008
144 pp., 21x14 cm
Lorenzo Valla (1407-1457) was the leading theorist of the Renaissance humanist movement and the author of major works on Latin style, scholastic logic, and other topics. In "On the Donation of Constantine" he uses new philological methods to attack t...
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Euripides, Volume VII: Fragments - Aegeus-Meleager Loeb Classical Library 504
ISBN: HB: 9780674996250, Harvard University Press, June 2008
688 pp., 16x10.8 cm
Eighteen of the ninety or so plays composed by Euripides between 455 and 406 bce survive in a complete form and are included in the preceding six volumes of the Loeb Euripides. A further fifty-two tragedies and eleven satyr plays, including a few of...
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