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Rebellion und Bändigung der Lust : dialogische Inszenierung konkurrierender Konzepte vom glücklichen Leben (1460-1540) /
Claudia Schmitz.
imprint
Tübingen : Niemeyer, 2004.
description
vi, 354 p. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
3484365889 (cl.)
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Tübingen : Niemeyer, 2004.
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3484365889 (cl.)
general note
Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--Universität München, 2001.
catalogue key
5623856
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [339]-354).
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The subject of this study is a moral philosophical debate of the early modern age centering around eudemonia or happiness in earthly life. Combined with this was an upgrading of pleasure (voluptas) and a new interest in Epicure. The aim is not a doxographic presentation of different philosophical positions, but the analysis of their textual enactment. The review of Latin and vernacular texts indicates a context of discussion in which advocates of a pleasurable or virtuous life do not collide head on, but rather enter into complicated alliances.

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