Two Aristotelians of the Italian Renaissance: Nicoletto Vernia and Agostino Nifo

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This volume deals with the psychological, metaphysical and scientific ideas of two major and influential Aristotelian philosophers of the Italian Renaissance - Nicoletto Vernia (d. 1499) and Agostino Nifo (ca 1470-1538) - whose careers must be seen as inter-related. Both began by holding Averroes to be the true interpreter of Aristotle's thought, but were influenced by the work of humanists, such as Ermolao Barbaro, though to a different degree. Translations of the Greek commentators on Aristotle (Alexander of Aphrodisias, ...

Two Aristotelians of the Italian Renaissance: Nicoletto Vernia and Agostino Nifo 2000, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780860788287

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