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Orations on philosophy and education

Author: Philip Melanchthon; Sachiko Kusukawa; Christine F Salazar
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume, first published in 1999, presents a large selection of Melanchthon's orations and textbook prefaces translated into English. They address subjects as diverse as moral philosophy,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1800
Named Person: Philip Melanchthon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Melanchthon; Sachiko Kusukawa; Christine F Salazar
ISBN: 0521583500 9780521583503 0521586771 9780521586771
OCLC Number: 1000771600
Description: xxxix, 272 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part I. The Scope of Education: 1. On the order of learning; 2. On the role of schools; 3. On the distinction between the gospel and philosophy. Part II 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. Preface 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. Preface to "The Epitome of Moral Philosophy"; 18. Preface to the "Commentary on the Soul"; 19. Preface to the "Book on the Soul"; On anatomy. Part III The Higher Faculties: 21. On the merit of the art of medicine; 22. On the merit of the laws; 23. On the merit of the study of theology; Part IV. Authorities: 24. On Plato; 25. On Aristotle; 26. On Galen; 27. On Avicenna; 28. On Johannes Agricola; 29. On Johannes Regiomontanus; 30. On Erasmus of Rotterdam; 31. At Luther's funeral.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Philipp Melanchthon ; edited by Sachiko Kusukawa ; translated by Christine F. Salazar.

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"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

 
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