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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Cassirer, Ernst, 1874-1945.
Renaissance philosophy of man.
[Chicago] Univ. of Chicago Press [1956, ©1948]
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ernst Cassirer; Francesco Petrarca; Paul Oskar Kristeller; John Herman Randall, Jr.
|Description:||405 pages 21 cm.|
|Contents:||Francesco Petrarca, translated by H. Nachod: Introduction. A self-portrait. The ascent of Mount Ventoux. On his own ignorance and that of many others. A disapproval of an unreasonable use of the discipline of dialectic. An Averroist visits Petrarca. Petrarca's aversion to Arab science. A request to take up the fight against Averroes.--H. Lorenzo Valla, translated by C.E. Trinkaus, jr.: Introduction. Dialogue on free will.--Marsilio Ficino, translated by J.L. Burroughs: Introduction. Five questions concerning the mind.--Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, translated by Elizabeth Livermore Forbes: Introduction. Oration ond the dignity of man.--Pietro Pomponazzi, translated by W.H. Hay II, rev. by J.H. Randall, jr.: Introduction. On the immortality of the soul.--Juan Luis Vives, translated by N. Lenkeith: Introduction. A fable about man.|
|Series Title:||Phoenix books in philosophy, P1.|
|Responsibility:||[by] Petrarca [and others] Selections in translation, edited by Ernst Cassirer, Paul Oskar Kristeller [and] John Herman Randall, Jr.|