Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy showcases the best new scholarly work on philosophy from the end of antiquity into the Renaissance. OSMP combines historical scholarship with philosophical acuteness, and will be an essential resource for anyone working in the area.
An in-depth look at the philosophical issues behind HBO's Game of Thrones television series and the books that inspired it George R.R. Martin's New York Times bestselling epic fantasy book series, A Song of Ice and Fire, and the HBO television show adapted from it, have earned critical acclaim and inspired fanatic devotion. This book delves into the many philosophical questions that arise in this complex, character-driven series, including: Is it right for a «good» king to usurp the throne of a «bad» one and murder his family? How far should you go to protect your family and its secrets? In a fantasy universe with medieval mores and ethics, can female characters reflect modern feminist ideals? Timed for the premiere of the second season of the HBO Game of Thrones series Gives new perspectives on the characters, storylines, and themes of Game of Thrones Draws on great philosophers from ancient Greece to modern America to explore intriguing topics such as the strange creatures of Westeros, the incestuous relationship of Jaime and Cersei Lannister, and what the kings of Westeros can show us about virtue and honor (or the lack thereof) as they play their game of thrones Essential reading for fans, Game of Thrones and Philosophy will enrich your experience of your favorite medieval fantasy series.
"The Medieval World Complete" re-creates one of the great ages of European civilization through a sequence of spectacular images accompanied by a lively, informed commentary. Ingeniously organized by topic and thoroughly cross-referenced, this all-embracing book enables the reader to explore and understand every facet of the Middle Ages, an era of breathtaking artistic achievement and of religious faith in a world where life was often coarse and cruel, cut short by war, famine and disease. Framed by chapters that outline the way the Middle Ages began and ended, the book consists of six sections encompassing religion and the Church, nations and law, daily life, art and architecture, scholarship and philosophy, and the world beyond Christendom. The book is completed by biographies of key personalities, from Charlemagne to Wycliffe, and timelines, maps, a glossary, gazetteer and bibliography.
"Arash's World" is a compilation of personal reflections on dominant issues in philosophy, religion and psychology, all infused with a sense of humor and a humanistic and existential bent. It is an open invitation for seeing, questioning and understanding the world in different ways and for digging up layers of truth behind the shadows of this life. The invitation is extended to all readers, regardless of religious or ideological beliefs. If you like searching for knowledge in the dusty corners of Ancient Rome and Greece, in the magical medieval market-place, or the deserted, yet promising venues of existential thought, "Arash's World" is the definite place to visit. It may not give you all the answers you are looking for, but it will most likely satisfy your curiosity and offer you some amusement and food for thought.
Medieval Joke Poetry – The Cantigas d?Escarnho e de Mal Dizer
Hollister Medieval ?europe? – A Short History 4ed (paper Only)
Medieval Trade in the Mediterranean World – Illustrative Documents