Style and "Substance"

Nominalist Renaissance

“With Nominalism came the belief in God’s omnipotent freedom, the radical dependence of each particular upon him. Yet, the strange corollary of this is the emergence of the individual in all his dignity. The individual takes on an importance, sustained by God, directly, maintained in his care. It is as though the individual became a Neoplatonic cosmos unto itself  ”- Stocking

To learn more about the Renaissance, Neoplatonism, and Nominalism listen to the full lecture linked below. As you listen move through the timeline for reference to the artworks and music. ​


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