Fictionalised Antiquity traces the evocations of the ancient world, both Greek and Roman, searching for the first examples of this type of literature in late antiquity and in the eighteenth century beyond the austere texts of the historians and the...
What became of Homer? Who wrote the Odyssey? In order to find answers, it would be necessary to read the Iliad and the Odyssey as if they had never been understood before. Otherwise, these two questions would be irrelevant or unsolvable.
Despite the indisputable historical importance of imitation and its role in contemporary thought, no thorough and complete history has been written on the idea of imitation. This is a void this book intends to fill.
To say that if some matter does not speak exclusively of those that concern everyone it cannot be philosophical, is to bring the philosophical query closer to questions that the human being raises as a mere corollary of a sort of innate tendency.
Santos Juliá's brilliant book deals with the cultural creation of the two Spains and with those who invented it and got it started. He covers everything from the first public writers, through young intellectuals in the mid-20th century.
4 of this book analyzes the assumptions
on which Locke based his Second Treatise and establishes Locke's text as being fundamental for the development of what
is called virtuous liberalism.