Intellectual History Review

Intellectual History Review is the journal of the International Society for Intellectual History. The journal is a forum for the Anglo-American and European intellectual history community, promoting the work and aims of the ISIH as well as the study of intellectual history more generally. As well as articles, IHR regularly publishes literature surveys, and essay reviews of current work in intellectual history and related historical areas.

Publishes 4 issues a year.

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Latest articles

Volume 26 (2)

The critique of religion as political critique: Mīrzā Fatḥ ʿAlī Ākhūndzāda's pre-Islamic xenology
vol. 26 (2): 171-184
“Utrum sententia vera sit”: concepts of ambiguity in late sixteenth-century education in England
vol. 26 (2): 185-201
Exclusion in Descartes’s Rules for the Direction of the Mind: the emergence of the real distinction
vol. 26 (2): 203-219
Historical faith and philosophical theology: the case of Thomas White
vol. 26 (2): 221-243
Cicero the Pantheist: a radical reading of Ciceronian scepticism in John Toland's Pantheisticon (1720)
vol. 26 (2): 245-261
The superfluous revolution: post-Kantian philosophy and the nature of religious excess
vol. 26 (2): 263-283
Overcoming the preachers of death: Gustav Landauer's reading of Friedrich Nietzsche
vol. 26 (2): 285-304
The soul of doubt: the religious roots of unbelief from Luther to Marx
vol. 26 (2): 305-307
Imagined civilizations: China, the west and their first encounter
vol. 26 (2): 307-309
Reflecting subjects: passion, sympathy, and society
vol. 26 (2): 309-311
Empire and revolution: the political life of Edmund Burke
vol. 26 (2): 311-313
Historical writing in Britain, 1688–1830: visions of history
vol. 26 (2): 314-315
Intellectual traditions in South Africa: ideas, individuals and institutions
vol. 26 (2): 316-317

Volume 26 (1)

The early days of the Foundation for Intellectual History
vol. 26 (1): 1-2
A preface to Pagel on Paracelsus
vol. 26 (1): 3-8
The Vichian “Renaissance” between Giuseppe Ferrari and Jules Michelet
vol. 26 (1): 9-15
Renaissance world view and historical consciousness in Michael Barg's interpretation
vol. 26 (1): 17-24
Early modern atheism and Renaissance philosophy: the play of paratexts in Theophrastus redivivus and Pomponazzi's De immortalitate
vol. 26 (1): 25-31
Nicholas of Cusa's discourse of tolerance in modern thought
vol. 26 (1): 33-41
Huet's interpretation of the Essays of Montaigne
vol. 26 (1): 43-48