Between Creativity and Norm-Making

Tensions in the Early Modern Era
Brill (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 9. November 2012
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  • Hardcover
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  • XII, 302 Seiten
978-90-04-24068-1 (ISBN)
The time of the transition from the Middle Ages to the onset of early modernity (c. 1400-1550) is a very complex one. It brought what on first sight appear to be contradictory developments. Human creativity and freedom became much more important; yet, at the same time, the foundations were laid for systems that allowed control to be exercised over virtually every aspect of human social life. How can we put these two phenomena together? Which tendency is the stronger one? The contributions in this volume focus on the tension between creativity and norm-making from the perspective of different academic disciplines, so as to shed light on this fascinating period in our history.
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  • All those interested in the time of the transition from the Middle Ages to the early modern era, Reformation, Late Medieval theology and philosophy, Political and Church history.
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  • Breite: 16 mm
  • 635 gr
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Sigrid Müller, Dr. (1999) in Theology, University of Tübingen, is Professor of Moral Theology at the University of Vienna. She has done extensive research in the fields of Late Medieval nominalism and history of ethics, including Handeln in einer kontingenten Welt: Zu Begriff und Bedeutung der recta ratio bei Wilhelm von Ockham (Tübingen/Basel, 2000).

Mag. Cornelia Schweiger is research assistant in Moral Theology at the University of Vienna. She has worked on the History of Moral Theology (especially on the question of Natural Law) and on the relationship between faith and ethics with a special focus on John Rawls.

Contributors include: Heribert Smolinsky, Volker Leppin, Renate Dürr, Thomas Simon, Rudolf Schüßler, Marianne Schlosser, Hans Schelkshorn, Christian Thomas Leitmeir, Thomas Brogl, Meta Niederkorn-Bruck, Henrik Wels, Hermann Hold, Sigrid Müller and Cornelia Schweiger.
Introduction: Between Creativity and Norm-Making
Sigrid Müller and Cornelia Schweiger

From Virtue Ethics to Normative Ethics?
Tracing Paradigm Shifts in Fifteenth-Century Commentaries on the Nicomachean Ethics
Sigrid Müller

Sine Auctoritate Nulla Disciplina Est Perfecta:
Medieval Music Theory in Search of Normative Foundations
Christian Thomas Leitmeir

"Yeglichs Nãch Sín Vermugen"
Johannes Nider's Idea of Conscience
Thomas Brogl

Amt, Lehramt, Charisma
Die Bedeutung von Prudentia, Discretio und Norm zur Zeit der Ersten Melker Reform
Meta Niederkorn-Bruck

".Den Seelen Helfen"
Neues Und Traditionelles in der Spiritualität des Ignatius von Loyola und der Ersten Jesuiten
Marianne Schlosser

Business Morality at the Dawn of Modernity:
The Cases of Angelo Corbinelli and Cosimo De' Medici
Rudolf Schüssler

Anthropology Before and After the Discovery of America:
Continuity and Change in the Question of the Sameness of Souls
Henrik Wels

The Change of Geographical Worldviews and Francisco De Vitoria's Foundation of a Modern Cosmopolitanism
Hans Schelkshorn

The Better Human Being:
The Dispute on Morality in Humanism and the Reformation
Heribert Smolinsky

Justification Theology and Human Action:
On the Foundation of Ethics in Early Lutheranism
Volker Leppin

Confession as an Instrument of Church Discipline:
A Study of Catholic and Lutheran Confessional Manuals from the 16th and 17th Centuries
Renate Dürr

"Policing" And Morality:
On the State Regulation of Faith and Morality in the Policy Decrees of the Early Modern Period
Thomas Simon

Beholding Saint Christopher:
A Contrast to the Belief in Death
Hermann Hold

`'This is a valuable contribution to the growing study of the transitions between the medieval and early modern period, one which provides valuable food for thought and space for further examination of important aspects of a crucial period of historical and cultural transition and innovation''.
Jennifer L. Welsh, College of Charleston. In: Sixteenth Century Journal, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2014, p. 567.

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