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Unformatted text preview: Role of Women in Court Society Humanism and Platonism 2. Philosophical trends and Belief in Human Accomplishments Anti-Scholasticism and Classical Revival, Platonic Academy Ficino (1433-1499), Linking Christianity and Platonism Theologia Platonica Pico della Mirandola (1463-1494), Linguistic Genius Optimism about Human Knowledge Oration on the Dignity of Man (1486) 3. Historical writing Lorenzo Valla (1407-1457), Concern with Original Sources Donation of Constantine , Proof of Forgery Guicciardini (1483-1540), Concern with Power and Liberty Histories of Florence and Italy, What do People Really Do? Breaking with the Medieval World...
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- Spring '09