James Hankins

James Hankins is a Professor of History at Harvard University. He is the founder and General Editor of the I Tatti Renaissance Library series (Harvard University), Associate Editor of Catalogus Translationum et Commentariorum: Medieval and Renaissance Translations and Commentaries, Annotated Lists and Guides (Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies), and is a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. He studied with Paul Oskar Kristeller at Columbia University where in 1985 he received a PhD in renaissance studies. His publications are prolific, the more notable among which include: Virtue Politics: Soulcraft and Statecraft in Renaissance Italy (Harvard Unversity Press, 2019); The Cambridge Companion to Renaissance Philosophy (Cambridge University Press, 2007); Humanism and Platonism in the Italian Renaissance (Edizioni di Storia e Letteratura, 2003-2004); Marsilio Ficino, Platonic Theology, 6 volls. (Harvard University, 2001-2006), Leonardo Bruni, History of the Florentine People (Harvard University, 2001-2007), Repertorium Brunianum. A Critical Guid to the Writings of Leonardo Bruni. Volume I – handlist of manuscripts (Istituto Storico Italian per il Medioevo, 2007).