The History of Evil in the Early Modern Age - 
      Daniel N. Robinson
    
      Chad Meister
    
      Charles Taliaferro

The History of Evil in the Early Modern Age

1450–1700 CE

Daniel N. Robinson (Redaktør) ; Chad Meister (Redaktør) ; Charles Taliaferro (Redaktør)

The third volume of The History of Evil encompasses the early modern era from 1450-1700. This revolutionary period exhibited immense change in both secular knowledge and sacred understanding. It saw the fall of Constantinople and the rise of religious violence, the burning of witches and the drowning of Anabaptists, the ill treatment of indigenous peoples from Africa to the Americas, the reframing of formal authorities in religion, philosophy, and science, and it produced profound reflection on good and evil in the genius of Shakespeare, Milton, Bacon, Teresa of Avila, and the Cambridge Platonists. Les mer
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The third volume of The History of Evil encompasses the early modern era from 1450-1700. This revolutionary period exhibited immense change in both secular knowledge and sacred understanding. It saw the fall of Constantinople and the rise of religious violence, the burning of witches and the drowning of Anabaptists, the ill treatment of indigenous peoples from Africa to the Americas, the reframing of formal authorities in religion, philosophy, and science, and it produced profound reflection on good and evil in the genius of Shakespeare, Milton, Bacon, Teresa of Avila, and the Cambridge Platonists.



This superb treatment of the history of evil during a formative period of the early modern era will appeal to those with interests in philosophy, theology, social and political history, and the history of ideas.
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Forlag: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Innbinding: Paperback
Språk: Engelsk
Sider: 320
ISBN: 9781032095141
Format: 23 x 16 cm
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This excellent collection provides a road map for those interested in studying the concept of evil in early modern culture. Evil for whom, one might ask? Evil according to what creed, and in what circumstance? Such questions animate the book’s principal aim, which is to show the period’s wide variety of perspectives on the subject, from the intensely theological to the profoundly secular, from the Devil to Thomas Hobbes. The volume is easy to recommend for its depth and vitality, and—too—because the editors allow room for the possibility that evil is not solely a historical phenomenon. Ryan Stark, Corban University, USA

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Editors and contributors



Series Introduction











Introduction



Daniel Robinson











1. Towards a History of Evil: Inquisition and Fear in the Medieval West



Teofilo F. Ruiz







2. Witchcraft



Daniel Robinson







3. Medicine



Daniel Robinson







4. Magic and the Sciences during an Age of Change
Peter Maxwell-Stuart







5. Niccolo Machiavelli



Cary J. Nederman and Guillaume Bogiaris







6. Luther



Jennifer Hockenbery Dragseth







7. John Calvin on Evil



Paul Helm







8. Evil within and Evil without: Teresa of Avila Battles the Devil



Barbara Mujica







9. Anabaptists



Gerald J. Mast







10. Francis Bacon



John Henry







11. Shakespeare and Evil
Claire Landis







12. Hobbes and Evil



Geoffrey Gorham







13. Descartes on Evil



Zbigniew Janowski







14. Milton



Dennis Danielson







15. Baruch Spinoza on Evil



Eugene Marshall







16. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz



Marcy P. Lascano







17. Cambridge Platonism



Charles Taliaferro







18. Indigenous Peoples



Kenneth H. Lokensgard







19. Religious Authority and Power: Rituals of Conflict in Africa



Bala Saho







20. Representations



Charles Taliaferro and Jil Evans







Index
Daniel Robinson is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Georgetown University, USA and a Fellow of the Faculty of Philosophy, Oxford University, UK.



Chad Meister is Professor of Philosophy and Theology at Bethel College, USA.



Charles Taliaferro is Professor of Philosophy at St Olaf College, USA.