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The Marriage of Philology and Scepticism

Uncertainty and Conjecture in Early Modern Scholarship and Thought


271 pages | 6 3/4 x 9 1/2

Warburg Institute Colloquia

Literature and Literary Criticism: Classical Languages

Philosophy: History and Classic Works


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Table of Contents

Foreword Sextus Empiricus, Child of the Marriage of Philology and Scepticisms by Glen Most Medieval Precedents for Sceptical Philology by Jan M. Ziolkowski The Other Philology: Resolving Doubts about Textual Meaning in Early Modern Law and Theology by Ian Maclean Divination: Towards the History of a Philological Term by Anthony Grafton Coping with Philological Doubt: Sixteenth-Century Approaches to the Text of Seneca by Jill Kraye Critical Method in Lambinus’s Lucretius: Collation and Interpolation by David Butterfield Philology and Scepticism: Early Modern Scholars at Work on the Text of the Bible by Scott Mandelbrote Freethinking, New Testament Textual Criticism and Censorship: Anthony Collins, Richard Bentley and the Index librorum prohibitorum by Gian Mario Cao Index

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