A Reformed theologian’s interpretation of Aristotle’s ethics. Peter Martyr Vermigli was a scriptural exegete, but also an Aristotelian philosopher. His voluminous commentaries on Old and New Testament books are complemented by this volume, the only one of its kind in his corpus. Peter Martyr Library Vol. 9.
This collection of twenty essays, of which five are in French, written by leading English and French literary and historical scholars, deconstructs the ethical and political framework supporting and circumscribing the actions of a powerful elite in France between the early 1600s and the final years of Louis XIV's reign.
In this volume some of the world's authorities on embryology trace the tradition of enquiry over two and a half thousand years. The answers given in related cultures reflected the purposes to be served at different times, in medical practice, penitential discipline, canon law, common law, human feeling.
The Vita Secundi is a Greek text of the second century AD. The substantial introduction to the edition deals with the motives for the work’s translation into Spanish, tracks the extent of its diffusion in Spain, and analyses in detail the textual history of the Spanish version.