The Essential Erasmus : Includes the Full Text of the Praise of Folly
by Desiderius Erasmus and John P. Dolan


Overview - In his own day a center of controversy, in the four hundred years since his death known too often solely as an apostle of mockery and irreverence, Erasmus can be seen today in a new light--as a humanist whose concen is at once contemporary and Christian.  Read more...

 
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Overview
In his own day a center of controversy, in the four hundred years since his death known too often solely as an apostle of mockery and irreverence, Erasmus can be seen today in a new light--as a humanist whose concen is at once contemporary and Christian.

The Essential Erasmus is the first single volume in English to show the full spectrum of this Renaissance man's thought, which is no less profound because it is expressed with the grace, wit, and ironic detachment only a great writer can achieve.

Contains the full text of In Praise of Folly


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780452009721
  • ISBN-10: 0452009723
  • Publisher: Plume Books
  • Publish Date: June 1964
  • Page Count: 400
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 8.17 x 5.15 x 0.92 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.77 pounds

Series: Essentials

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Books > Philosophy > History & Surveys - Medieval
Books > Philosophy > Movements - Humanism
Books > Religion > Christian Theology - General

 
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