|Statement||Donald Phillip Verene.|
|LC Classifications||B3583 .V45|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||227 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||227|
|LC Control Number||80069828|
Despite that this historic book New Science by Giambattista Vico (written around ) is one which broke new ground in studying ancient myths, law, and history, I cannot get past his constant boosting of Christianity as being so clearly superior to all other religions especially since his belief is that the Christian God is real while these other gods are barbaric.4/5. Imagination, Hermeneutics, and Historicism in Vico's New Science by Dr. Emanuel Paparella “The principle of these origins both of languages and of letters lies in the fact that the first gentile peoples, by a demonstrated necessity of nature, were poets who spoke in poetic characters. And if there is one book to read about Vico’s New Science, it is Donald Phillip Verene’s Vico’s "New Science": A Philosophical Commentary. Verene combines lucid explanation with expert knowledge and judgment. This is a complete, masterful treatment of Vico’s masterpiece. It covers difficult ground with great clarity and leads one back Cited by: 1. In the view of many scholars, Leon Pompa has played a crucial role in reviving the study of Vico in the English-speaking world. The first edition of his book Vico: A Study of the New Science in was the first major work in English on Vico in nearly four decades. 1 His place and importance in this field are matters worthy of examination in their own right, but a number of larger.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Verene, Donald Phillip, Vicos Wissenschaft der Imagination. München: W. Fink, © (OCoLC) "Vico's New Science is a book indispensable to anyone engaged with the collective intellectual life of Western culture. It continues to shape the study of history, linguistics, literature, rhetoric, anthropology, myth, religion, education, culture, and politics (yes, all of these!).Brand: Cornell University Press. The Philosophy of the Imagination in Vico and Malebranche Translated and Edited by Giorgio pinton Firenze university press spoke of imagination as a science in Vico, while Ned Block edited also published abstracts of the book in English and Italian. Book Description: A pioneering treatise that aroused great controversy when it was first published in , Vico'sNew Scienceis acknowledged today to be one of the few works of authentic genius in the history of social represents the most ambitious attempt before Comte at comprehensive science of human society and the most profound analysis of the class struggle prior to Marx.