David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Cambridge University Press (1987)
'ith the rise of naturalism in the art of the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance there developed an extensive and diverse literature about art which helped to explain, justify, and shape its new aims. In this book, David Summers provides an original investigation of the philosophical and psychological notions invoked in this new theory and criticism. From a thorough examination of the sources, he shows how the medieval language of mental discourse derived from an understanding of classical thought. 'Some of the most striking observations in this impressive book involve stepping outside the history of ideas to ground these theories in a more general social history.' -- British Journal of Aesthetics 'This brilliant, stimulating study in the history of ideas should become indispensible for renaissance art historians, and for philosophers interested in the history of the philosophy of mind and in what might be called thepre-history' of aesthetics.' -- ChoiceWith the rise of naturalism in the art of the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance there developed an extensive and diverse literature about art which helped to explain.
|Keywords||Aesthetics Naturalism Perception (Philosophy Renaissance|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$119.53 used $287.09 new Amazon page|
|Call number||BH39.S913 1987|
|Through your library||Configure|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Nima Bassiri (2012). Material Translations in the Cartesian Brain. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 43 (1):244-255.
William B. Ashworth (1989). Light of Reason, Light of Nature. Catholic and Protestant Metaphors of Scientific Knowledge. Science in Context 3 (1).
Stephen Pender (2013). Heat and Moisture, Rhetoric and Spiritus. Intellectual History Review 24 (1):1-24.
Similar books and articles
Charles Burnett, José Francisco Meirinhos, Jacqueline Hamesse & Guido Giglioni (eds.) (2008). Continuities and Disruptions Between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance: Proceedings of the Colloquium Held at the Warburg Institute, 15-16 June 2007, Jointly Organised by the Warburg Institute and the Gabinete de Filosofia Medieval. [REVIEW] Brepols.
Mary D. Garrard (2010). Brunelleschi's Egg: Nature, Art, and Gender in Renaissance Italy. University of California Press.
James Hankins (ed.) (2007). The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Philosophy. Cambridge University Press.
Ernst Cassirer (1963/2000). The Individual and the Cosmos in Renaissance Philosophy. Dover Publications.
Dorothy Koenigsberger (1979). Renaissance Man and Creative Thinking: A History of Concepts of Harmony, 1400-1700. Humanities Press.
Paul Oskar Kristeller (1972). Renaissance Concepts of Man, and Other Essays. New York,Harper & Row.
John Jeffries Martin (2004). Myths of Renaissance Individualism. Palgrave Macmillan.
Paul Oskar Kristeller (1974). Medieval Aspects of Renaissance Learning. Durham, N.C.,Duke University Press.
Paul Oskar Kristeller (1979). Renaissance Thought and its Sources. Columbia University Press.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads11 ( #112,987 of 1,088,833 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #69,666 of 1,088,833 )
How can I increase my downloads?