On the Dignity of Man (Paperback)

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By Pico Della Mirandola, Charles Glenn Wallis (Translator), Paul J. W. Miller (Introduction by)
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Reflecting the broad range of interests of a major Renaissance philosopher and his distinctive brand of syncretism, this anthology offers in their entirety three central works of Pico's. On the Dignity of Man, the quintessential expression of Renaissance humanism, appears in the context of two lesser known but equally representative mature works: On Being and the One, a treatise defending what Pico held to be the agreement between Aristotle and Plato on the relation between unity and being, and Heptaplus, an interpretation, influenced by a blend of cabalism and Christian doctrine, of the first verses of Genesis. New Selected Bibliography.

About the Author


Paul J. W. Miller is Professor of Philosophy Emeritus, University of Colorado.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780872203969
ISBN-10: 0872203964
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company
Publication Date: March 1998
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Hackett Classics