Meditations on the Soul

Meditations on the Soul

Selected Letters of Marsilio Ficino

Book - 1996
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<!--StartFragment -->The problems that taxed the minds of people during the Renaissance were much the same as those confronting us today. In their perplexity many deep-thinking people sought the advice of Marsilio Ficino, the leader of the Platonic Academy in Florence, and through his letters he advised them, encouraged them, and sometimes reproved them. Ficino was utterly fearless in expressing what he knew to be true. His letters cover the widest range of topics, mixing philosophy and humor, compassion and advice, and offering a profound glimpse into the soul of the Renaissance.

This is the only accessible collection of Ficino's writings available in English.

Publisher: Rochester, Vt. : Inner Traditions, 1996
ISBN: 9780892815678
0892815671
Characteristics: xix, 275 p. ; 22 cm

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