History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps

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Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps". www.historyofphilosophy.net

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Title: Filling the Gaps - a Brief History of Nothing

HoP 313 - Queen of the Sciences - Anna Komnene and her Circle

December 2nd, 2018

Princess Anna Komnene makes good use of her political retirement by gathering a circle of scholars to write commentaries on Aristotle. Go to Episode

HoP 312 - Past Masters - Byzantine Historiography

November 18th, 2018

The larger meaning of history in the chronicles written by Michael Psellos, Michael Attaleiates, Anna Komnene, and Niketas Choniates. Go to Episode

HoP 311 - The Elements of Style - Rhetoric in Byzantium

November 4th, 2018

Psellos and other experts in rhetoric explore how this art of persuasion relates to philosophy. Go to Episode

HoP 310 - Purple Prose - Byzantine Political Philosophy

October 21st, 2018

Byzantine political thought from the time of Justinian down to the Palaiologos dynasty wrestles with the nature and scope of imperial power. Go to Episode