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Manifesto:Six (Not So) Little Medievalisms

Richard Utz

Richard Utz is chair and professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology and president of the International Society for the Study of Medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medievalism : A Manifesto

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...I had been concerned with the problem of Action, the oldest concern of political theory, and what had always troubled me about it was that the very term I adopted for my reflections on the matter, namely, vita activa, was coined by men who...

Scholasticism and common sense

Stephen Boulter

Stephen Boulter is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics, Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is author of The Rediscovery of Common Sense Philosophy (2007) and Metaphysics from a Biological Point of View (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Why Medieval Philosophy Matters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...This chapter begins the case for medieval philosophy by highlighting the fact that scholastic metaphysics and epistemology are quite consciously developed with an eye to saving common sense beliefs. While Thomas Reid and G. E. Moore also...

Medieval Christendom and the Restoration of a Christian Society

The Ages of Faith : Popular Religion in Late Medieval England and Western Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2009

Book chapter

...This chapter was delivered as a paper at a conference on evangelization, and was published in The Month, December 1992, pp. 467–72. The copyright belongs to Trustees for Roman Catholic Purposes (114 Mount Street, London W1)The theme...

What’s Love Got to Do with It? Our Middle Ages, Ourselves

Richard Utz

Richard Utz is chair and professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology and president of the International Society for the Study of Medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medievalism : A Manifesto

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...The photograph on the cover of this scholarly essai was taken in 1954. As you can see, the couple are dressed in premodern garb, handmade to resemble the clothes worn by nobles and well-to-do citizens in the Bavarian city of Amberg...

Scholasticism and Western ‘disenchantment’

Stephen Boulter

Stephen Boulter is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics, Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is author of The Rediscovery of Common Sense Philosophy (2007) and Metaphysics from a Biological Point of View (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Why Medieval Philosophy Matters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Book chapter

...Weber contends that modern Western civilization is ‘disenchanted’ because our society’s method of arriving at beliefs about the world, that is, the sciences, is unable to address questions of value. The result is that we are prone...
...This chapter is indebted to the Council on Libraries and Information Resources (CLIR) and the many members of Stanford University Libraries’ Department of Digital Library Systems and Services who welcomed and mentored me throughout my...

Intervention Three: Medievalism, Religion, and Temporality

Richard Utz

Richard Utz is chair and professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology and president of the International Society for the Study of Medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medievalism : A Manifesto

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...In Received Medievalisms: A Cognitive Geography of Viennese Women’s Convents, published in 2013 in Bonnie Wheeler’s The New Middle Ages series published by Palgrave, Cynthia Cyrus examines the complex cultural history of the reception...

Introduction

MJ Toswell

M. J. Toswell is Professor of English at the University of Western Ontario. A lifelong addict of governance, serving many roles both in the academic field and outside it, she currently serves on both Senate and the Board of Governors at Western. She publishes on Old English, manuscript codicology, and medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Today’s Medieval University

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...Given the complexities of the interlocking pieces, universities function surprisingly well. Professors teach and accomplish their research, and some of them engage in devoted service to the institution, to their own field, or even...

Social Networking, Participatory Culture and the Fandom World of Harry Potter

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...On 7 July 2011, thousands of fans converged in Trafalgar Square for the London premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2. They wore red and gold scarves, clutched wands and sported lightning bolts and ‘JKR’ on their foreheads....

Inquisition and Holy Office

The Ages of Faith : Popular Religion in Late Medieval England and Western Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2009

Book chapter

...This chapter was first published in A. Hastings (ed.), The Oxford Companion to Christian Thought (Oxford 2000), p. 327. The article is reproduced here by permission of Oxford University Press.The Inquisition conjures up, for our modern...