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Vico The First New Science (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought) by Gianbattista Vico

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English


  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Western philosophy, c 1600 to c 1800,
  • Philosophy Of The 16th And 17th Centuries,
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Reference,
  • Political Science / Reference,
  • Vico, Giambattista,--1668-1744.--Principi di una scienza nuova,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsLeon Pompa (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages366
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7738866M
ISBN 100521382904
ISBN 109780521382908

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Book Description The First New Science gives a clear account of the basic theme of Vico's mature philosophy. In it, he explores the question of whether philosophical theories can ever be more than an intellectual expression of the underlying beliefs of an by:   Vico wrote of his childhood, the psychological influences to which he was subjected, the social conditions under which he grew up and received an education and evolved his own way of thinking. It was so outstanding a piece of work that it was held up as a model, which it still is.". Vico book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Giambattista Vico is now acknowledged to be one of the most important figures in the 4/5(1). Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of results for Books: Giambattista Vico Skip to main search results.

Vico book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(6). Vico wrote this book as curriculum vitae for his New Science. It is a very informative work, like a sort of introduction to Vico's work and doing, but mostly he expresses his thoughts and the way of thinking: his influences, idols and the development of his work and thought/5. Vico is often claimed to have inaugurated modern philosophy of history, although the expression is alien from Vico's text (Vico speaks of a "history of philosophy Giovanni Battista (Giambattista) Vico or Vigo was an Italian political philosopher, rhetorician, historian, and jurist.4/5. Giambattista Vico has 44 books on Goodreads with ratings. Giambattista Vico’s most popular book is New Science.

  Giambattista Vico: Keys to the "New Science" brings together in one volume translations, commentaries, and essays that illuminate the background of Giambattista Vico's major work. Thora Ilin Bayer and Donald Phillip Verene have collected a series of texts that help us to understand the progress of Vico's thinking, culminating in the definitive version of the New Science, which was published in Cited by: 4. Despite that this historic book New Science by Giambattista Vico (written around ) is one which broke new ground in studying ancient myths, law, and history, I cannot get past his constant boosting of Christianity as being so clearly superior to all other religions especially since his belief is that the Christian God is real while these other gods are barbaric.4/5. Supply power to monstrous gaming rigs with our Power Supply Units. High-end components and thermal solutions, made possible by our years of industry experience, provide better . The New Science (Italian: La Scienza Nuova pronounced [la ˈʃɛntsa ˈnwɔːva]) is the major work of Italian philosopher Giambattista Vico. It was first published in to little success, but has gone on to be highly regarded and influential in the philosophy of history, sociology, and anthropology.