Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy

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Paradox in Renaissance Philosophy

  • Paola UgoliniEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02848-4_1115-2

Abstract

This entry explores paradoxes from their origin in classical antiquity to their dissemination in the Renaissance, defining the nature of paradoxes and attempting to explain the reason for their success in the Renaissance.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Romance Languages and LiteraturesUniversity at BuffaloBuffaloUSA