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Early works to 1800
|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Melanchthon, Philipp, 1497-1560.
Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©1999
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Philipp Melanchthon; Sachiko Kusukawa
|ISBN:||0585376956 9780585376950 9781139164139 1139164139|
|Language Note:||Translated from the German.|
|Description:||1 online resource (xxxix, 272 pages).|
|Contents:||The scope of education. 1. On the order of learning. 2. On the role of the schools. 3. On the distinction between the Gospel and philosophy --
The arts course. 4. On the study of languages. 5. Preface to Homer. 6. On the usefulness of fables. 7. Praise of eloquence. 8. Preface to Cicero's On Duties. 9. Dedicatory letter to the Questions on Dialectics. 10. Preface to arithmetic. 11. Preface to geometry. 12. Preface to On the Sphere. 13. On astronomy and geography. 14. The dignity of astrology. 15. On philosophy. 16. On natural philosophy. 17. Dedicatory letter to the Epitome of Moral Philosophy. 18. Preface to the Commentary on the Soul. 19. Preface to the Book on the Soul. 20. On anatomy --
The higher faculties. 21. On the merit of the art of medicine. 22. On the merit of laws. 23. On the merit of studying theology --
Authorities. 24. On Plato. 25. On Aristotle. 26. On the life of Galen. 27. On the life of Avicenna. 28. On the life of Rudolf Agricola.
|Series Title:||Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Sachiko Kusukawa ; translated by Christine F. Salazar.|
"For providing more than the title indicates, and doing so very competently, both editor and translator are to be thanked and congradulated." Sixteenth Century Journal