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Giambattista Vico - On Humanistic Education: Six Inaugural Orations, 1699-1707 - 9780801480874 - V9780801480874
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On Humanistic Education: Six Inaugural Orations, 1699-1707

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Description for On Humanistic Education: Six Inaugural Orations, 1699-1707 Paperback. Translator(s): Pinton, Giorgio A.; Shippee, Arthur W. Num Pages: 200 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JD; 3JF; DNF; JNA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 11. Weight in Grams: 314.
Vico's earliest extant scholarly works, the six first statement of ideas that Vico would continue to refine throughout his life. Delivered between 1699 and 1707 to usher in the new academic year at the University of Naples, the orations are brought together here for the first time in English in an authoritative translation based on Gian Galeazzo Visconti's 1982 Latin/Italian edition. In the lectures,Vico draws liberally on the classical philosophical and legal traditions as he explores the relationship between the Greek dictum Know thyself' and liberal education. As he sets forth the values and goals of a humanist curriculum, ... Read more

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About Giambattista Vico
Donald Phillip Verene is Charles Howard Candler Professor of Metaphysics and Moral Philosophy and Director of the Institute for Vico Studies at Emory University and a fellow of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei. He is the author of books including Vico's New Science : A Philosophical Commentary; Vico's Science of Imagination; and The Art of Humane Education; and he ... Read more

Reviews for On Humanistic Education: Six Inaugural Orations, 1699-1707
A significant contribution. One of the difficulties with the study of Vico's work is that it has tended to neglect the early phases of his intellectual development. On Humanistic Education will be essential for any student of Vico's thought.
Donald R. Kelley, Rutgers University

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