Episode 20

James Hankins


May 17th, 2018

33 mins 50 secs

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About this Episode

James Hankins is a professor of Renaissance intellectual history at Harvard University. He is the Founder and General Editor of the I Tatti Renaissance Library from Harvard University Press, a member of the British Academy, and is the author or editor of over twenty volumes and more than eighty articles, essays and book chapters. He was a Visiting Scholar at the Center in the Spring 2018 semester, where he worked on a monograph entitled, The Virtue Politics of the Italian Humanists.

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  • I Tatti Renaissance Library — The I Tatti Renaissance Library is the only series that makes available to a broad readership the major literary, historical, philosophical, and scientific works of the Italian Renaissance written in Latin. Each volume provides a reliable Latin text together with an accurate, readable English translation on facing pages, accompanied by an editor’s introduction, notes on the text, brief bibliography, and index. Presenting current scholarship in an attractive and convenient format, The I Tatti Renaissance Library aims to make this essential literature accessible to students and scholars in a wide variety of disciplines as well as to general readers.
  • Previous Episodes of Ethics and Culture Cast — Ethics and Culture Cast features lively conversations with professors, fellows, scholars, and friends of the Center for Ethics and Culture. Episodes are released every other Thursday during the academic year.
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