Encyclopedia of Renaissance Philosophy

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| Editors: Marco Sgarbi


  • Riccardo PozzoEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-02848-4_198-1


In the Renaissance, habits have provided the keystone for all theories of subjectivity. It is the knowing subject that posits itself out of itself, namely, in what it knows, in order to bring back what it has known into the subjectivity of its mind.


Moral Virtue Intellectual Virtue Practical Philosophy Ancient Philosophy Latin Translation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department Humanities, Social Sciences, and Cultural HeritageConsiglio Nazionale delle RicercheRomeItaly