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, 1463–94, Italian philosopher and humanist. To many in the age of the Renaissance, Pico was the ideal man, whose physical beauty reflected his inner harmony. He appears in Il Cortegiano of Baldassare Castiglione.
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Marsilio Ficino (1433-1499) e Giovanni Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494) sono artefici e promotori di tale palingenesi filosofica: alla teoria della conoscenza da essi concepita Simone Fellina dedica un libro denso, documentato, frutto di un'indagine vigile e critica di alcune fondamentali opere dei due filosofi, cioe, soprattutto, El libro dell'amore (1468-1469) e la Theologia Platonica (edita nel 1482) del Ficino; il Commento sopra una canzona de amore composta da Girolamo Benivieni (1486) e le Conclusiones nongentae publice disputandae (1486) del Pico.
The climax of the disputations against Pico appeared in 1981, with William Craven's Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Symbol of His Age: Modern Interpretations of a Renaissance Philosopher.
11) He goes on to cite the Renaissance philosopher Giovanni Pico della Mirandola for his influence upon an important evolution in modern understandings of freedom.
To the degree that we succeed in our campaign for personhood over human-racism, we will fulfill the dreams of our humanist forebears like Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, who wrote in the "Oration on the Dignity of Man" that you, as a human, "with no limit or no bound, may choose for yourself the limits and bounds of your nature .
The book is valuable not only because of its focus on witchcraft theoreticians and witchcraft in a theological context, but also because Stephens focuses on influential, but little-studied, early thinkers, offering a particularly valuable discussion of the work of the versatile and much-neglected Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola and a brilliant second chapter on the internal revisions of the Malleus Maleficarum.
My other reservation is a smaller one, concerning the debate between Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and Ermolao Barbaro over the proper language for philosophy (pp.
Simonsohn shows that, for all his tuition by Jews in their literature including the Kabbala, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola was no friend of Jews or admirer of Judaism.
With regard to those topics, Perrone Compagni several times insists on the distance between Pomponazzi and Marsilio Ficino as well as Giovanni Pico della Mirandola.
Faith and Knowledge in the Religion of the Renaissance: Nicholas of Cusa, Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, and Savonarola, JANHENDRYK DE BOER
This bibliography is the tenth and most recent volume to be published in the series Studi Pichiani, a program of critical editions, conference proceedings, and monographs exploring the work of the Italian polymath Giovanni Pico della Mirandola and his nephew, editor, and biographer, Gianfrancesco Pico.
2) Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola, De hominis dignitate/Uber die Wurde des Menschen (1486/87), edited and translated by Gerd von Gonna, Stuttgart, Reclam, 1997.