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The Art of Philosophy

Visual Thinking in Europe from the Late Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Susanna Berger

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Princeton University Press
28 February 2017
The first book to explore the role of images in philosophical thought and teaching in the early modern period Delving into the intersections between artistic images and philosophical knowledge in Europe from the late sixteenth to the early eighteenth centuries, The Art of Philosophy shows that the making and study of visual art functioned as impor
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Imprint:   Princeton University Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 279mm,  Width: 216mm,  Spine: 28mm
Weight:   1.389kg
ISBN:   9780691172279
ISBN 10:   0691172277
Pages:   352
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Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General/trade ,  Primary ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Acknowledgments xi Abbreviations xiv Introduction 1 1 Apin's Cabinet of Printed Curiosities 41 2 Thinking through Plural Images of Logic 75 3 The Visible Order of Student Lecture Notebooks 115 4 Visual Thinking in Logic Notebooks and Alba amicorum 147 5 The Generation of Art as the Generation of Philosophy 173 Appendix 1 Catalogue of Surviving Impressions of Philosophical Plural Images 211 Appendix 2 Transcriptions of the Texts Inscribed onto Philosophical Plural Images 217 Notes 273 Bibliography 293 Index 303 Illustration Credits 316

Susanna Berger is assistant professor of art history at the University of Southern California.

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Shortlisted for 2017 The Bridge Book Award, American Initiative for Italian Culture Shortlisted for 2017 The Bridge Book Award, American Initiative for Italian Culture


  • Commended for 2018 Charles Rufus Morey Book Award, College Art Association 2018
  • Short-listed for 2017 The Bridge Book Award, American Initiative for Italian Culture 2017

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