Dietrich of Freiberg [chapter]

Teresa Rupp, Edward Grant, Stefano Caroti, Ivan Christov, Alessandro Palazzo, Burkhard Mojsisch, Orrin Finn Summerell, Howard Kreisel, Jeffrey C. Witt, Benjamin Hill, Alexander Fidora, Gotthard Strohmaier (+1 others)
2011 Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy  
The Renaissance can surely be called a great amalgam of diverse historical, cultural and philosophical impulses. Its outwardly impressive traits hide a pedigree of a confused and enigmatic nature that had combined the bulk of Christian, ancient and medieval motifs in their mutual interaction. The marks of the Renaissance are therefore ambiguous, allowing for explanations from differing or even contradictory positions. Focusing on German Dominican thinking of the later medieval period, the
more » ... t article argues how some characteristics of the Renaissance can be deduced from the background of Albert the Great, Dietrich of Freiberg, and Meister Eckhart, and how they provided material for the symbiotic work in the person of Nicholas of Cusa.
doi:10.1007/978-1-4020-9729-4_143 fatcat:a4xicmmbsnccdhj4tnpulwecli