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Premessa La storia – intesa come disciplina scientifica – non è cosa semplice. Marc Bloch (1866-1944), uno degli storici più importanti del Novecento, la definiva «la più difficile tra le scienze» e questo perché la «ἱστορία» (historia) – che ha origini antichissime – necessita di ricerche precise e di vaste conoscenze. Tuttavia è la sua … Leggi tutto Hostilia

John Greco and Reid’s criticism of Hume and Berkeley’s skepticism

For J. Greco, Reid in his critique of the Humean and Berkelyan skepticism about the knowledge of the external world uses as a central point the criticism and rejection of the theory of ideas (here the term “idea” means “subjective modification”), both with regard to species For Greco, Reid’s argument would be valid only for … Leggi tutto John Greco and Reid’s criticism of Hume and Berkeley’s skepticism

Li and virtue of religio. A comparison between Confucius and Saint Thomas Aquinas

There would be many aspects to be examined in an article that wants to compare the understanding of the ritual dimension in the greatest thinker of ancient China and in the greatest doctor of the Catholic Church. Among the many, surely, the very relationship between the very notion of yi and that of prudentia for … Leggi tutto Li and virtue of religio. A comparison between Confucius and Saint Thomas Aquinas