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81. New Vico Studies: Volume > 19
Nancy S. Struever Hobbes and Vico on Law: A Rhetorical Gloss
82. New Vico Studies: Volume > 19
Works Citing Vico
83. New Vico Studies: Volume > 19
Bruce A. Haddock Pensar par el nuevo sigla: Giambattista Vico y la cultura europea
84. New Vico Studies: Volume > 19
Bruce A. Haddock Heroes and the Law: Vico on the Foundations of Political Order
85. New Vico Studies: Volume > 19
Giambattisto Vico, Giorgio A. Pinton Vico’s Primo and Secondo Ragionamento: (Translated with Notes and Comments by Giorgio A. Pinton)
86. New Vico Studies: Volume > 19
John D. Schaeffer Vico’s Il diritto universale and Roman Law
87. New Vico Studies: Volume > 2
Nancy S. Struever Vico, Foucault, and the Strategy of Intimate Investigation
88. New Vico Studies: Volume > 2
Donald Phillip Verene Philosophical Laughter: Vichian Remarks on Umberto Eco’s The Name of the Rose
89. New Vico Studies: Volume > 2
Michael Mooney In Memorium: A. Robert Caponigri
90. New Vico Studies: Volume > 2
Harold Stone Vico and Doria: The Beginnings of Their Friendship
91. New Vico Studies: Volume > 2
John D. Schaeffer From Wit to Narration: Vico’s Theory of Metaphor in its Rhetorical Context
92. New Vico Studies: Volume > 2
Giorgio Tagliacozzo, Donald Phillip Verene Editors’ Statement
93. New Vico Studies: Volume > 2
Rena A. Syska-Lamparska A Polish Vichian: Stanisław Brzozowski
94. New Vico Studies: Volume > 2
Felicia Bonaparte George Henry Lewes, George Eliot, and Vico: The Shaping of a Modern Creed
95. New Vico Studies: Volume > 2
Giorgio Tagliacozzo Toward a History of Recent Anglo-American Vico Scholarship: Part II: 1969–1973
96. New Vico Studies: Volume > 20
Giambattista Vico On the Sumptuous Dinners of the Romans
97. New Vico Studies: Volume > 20
Stephen Donatelli Vico’s Topical Conception of Civil Wisdom
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With the celebrated frontispiece to the New Science (1744) and through an immediate comparison of this image to the ancient moral fable inscribed in the Tablet of Cebes the Theban, Vico ingeniously employs a then well-known common topic and a conventional emblematic device to inaugurate his topics-based philosophy. A topical knowledge of the human cannot, for Vico, be seized by precept only; it must be undergone as an active and imaginative recovery of the topics through memory. In times of need, topical memory is consequential for civil wisdom and historical consciousness. An aptitude for the practic of topics is manifest in the manmade figurations of fable and poetry and in the requisite and recollective resynthesis of them. By modeling, exemplifying, explaining, and soliciting this aptitude for topical knowledge, Vico provides a multifold teaching on the acquisition of civil wisdom.
98. New Vico Studies: Volume > 20
David Kelman Diversiloquium, Or, Vico’s Concept of Allegory in the New Science
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This article examines the question of allegory in Vico. While there have been some attempts to read the New Science as an allegory, little attention has been paid to what Vico himself meant by the term ‘allegory’. In fact, Vico complicates things by referring to two types of allegory: the philosophical allegory and the true poetic allegory. While the former term refers to the mode of signification of the age of man or the third age, the latter term has to do with the poetic characters that Vico ascribes to the divine or first age. Vico further emphasizes the difference between the two types of allegory by calling (or translating) the true poetic allegory “diversiloquium.” Through a careful reading of this unusual translation of the term ‘allegory’, this inquiry suggests a surprising relation between the mode of signification of poetic characters (allegory) and Vico’s philosophy of history.
99. New Vico Studies: Volume > 20
Donald Phillip Verene Vico and Culinary Art: “On the Sumptuous Dinners of the Romans” and the Science of the First Meals
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This is a discussion and translation of the first academic address of Vico’s career. “Delle cene sontuose de’ romani” (“On the sumptuous dinners of the Romans”) was delivered early in 1699 before the Accademia Palatina. This is the same year that Vico assumed his position as professor of Latin eloquence at the University of Naples. Vico’s choice of a topic concerning the details of everyday Roman life derives from his concern to understand Roman culture in terms other than its political history. He approaches the teaching of Latin in a similar way, advocating in his textbook, Institutiones oratoriae, that the place to begin learning Latin is “From the comics!”—meaning that the everyday expressions of Latin speech are those preserved by the comic poets, especially Plautus and Terence.
100. New Vico Studies: Volume > 20
Thora Ilin Bayer Vico’s Theory of Education for the Common Good
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Elio Gianturco said, of De mente heroica (On the Heroic Mind) “it is one of the most inspired ‘invitations to learning’ ever penned. . . . The eros of learning has seldom been expressed in more electrifying terms.”Vico advocates the humanist ideal that the goal of education is the realization of the natural bond between eloquence and wisdom. The educated person has the goal of becoming “wisdom speaking” (la sapienza che parla). The aim of the individual in any system of education should be to grasp all the branches of knowledge in their connections to each other, to see thought as forming a whole.On Vico’s view, the individual should acquire the power of wisdom speaking for the common good. The ideal to instill in students is a sense of heroic mind. This form of heroism is the cultivation of the virtues to seek not just honor and gain but to act for the social good. These are ancient ideals that carry with them their own power. On Vico’s view, they require constant and eloquent restatement by the teacher and should occupy a central place in the educational institution.