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Oration on the dignity of man (original 1486; edition 1956)

by Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

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Title:Oration on the dignity of man
Authors:Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
Info:Chicago : Regnery Gateway, 1956.
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A classic description of the "great chain of being," in which human beings are unique in their ability to change their ontological identities: descending lower than the beasts and/or ascending higher than the angels. Aren't we the lucky ones! ( )
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Caponigri, A. RobertTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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An ardent treatise for the Dignity of Man, which elevates Humanism to a truly Christian level, making this writing as pertinent today as it was in the Fifteenth Century.

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