This study explores a prominent Italian Renaissance theme, the origin of genius, revealing how the coalescence of a Platonic theory of divine frenzy and an Aristotelian theory of melancholy genius eventually disintegrated under the force of late Renaissance events.The Theories of Supernatural Frenzy and Natural Melancholy in Accord and in Conflict on the Threshold of the ... DALES, R.C. The Problem of the Rational Soul in the Tlurteenth Century. ... 1997. ISBN 90 04 10641 3 73. STONE, H.S. Vicoa#39;s Cultural History, The Production and Transmission of Ideas in Naples, 1685-1750 .
|Title||:||The Debate Over the Origin of Genius During the Italian Renaissance|
|Author||:||Noel L. Brann|
|Publisher||:||BRILL - 2002|