The Will to Battle is the third book in the Terra Ignota series. In Books 1 and 2, convict Mycroft brought us his history of the seven days of change that remade the world. Now starts his chronicle of the days that follow, reporting the events at the start of the new world, as the remnants of the old cling to the structures of their civilization and maneuver for advantage in the new order.
Co-authored with James Hankins. Leo S. Olschki, 2008.
The Recovery of Ancient Philosophy in the Renaissance: A Brief Guide, by James Hankins and Ada Palmer, shows at what point the major texts and sources of ancient pagan pholosophy became available in Renaissance Europe, with entries organized by philosophical school. A vital reference for scholars of the recovery of ancient thought.