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Gabriel NAUDE Apologie des grands hommes accusez de magie

Gabriel NAUDE

Apologie des grands hommes accusez de magie

chez Jacques Cotin, A Paris 1669, in-12 (14,4x8,5cm), (24) 502pp., relié.

First Edition, another edition was published on the same date in Besongné. Relatively rare but famous book. Full contemporary calf, spine tooled raised. Rubbed together. The top cap is missing at 2/3, a corner door no longer leather part borders leather lacks some gaps at the location of nerves. Gabriel Naudé (1600-1653) was born in Paris. He was a doctor but rather a philosopher because he had also studied literature and philosophy, all his books is the only apology that we remained. He was successively attached to Cardinal Barberini, Cardinal Mazarin (he who will collect the books from the library of Mazarin), Cardinal Richelieu and the Queen Christine, librarian also, apart from the famous' Advis for establish a library. This is an heir of humanism which advocates a return to a strict rationalism, this book is the application, autograph dedication of the author it must exercise judgment and examine the causes and effects before condemning. Many valuable information found on the accusations and practices of many men, Gallien, Raymond Lully, Albertus Magnus, Thomas Aquinas, along with a defense of the charges that were brought against these men, Naudé dismantles beliefs about demons, the philosopher's stone and what they cover. --- Please note that the translation in english is done automatically, we apologize if the formulas are inaccurate. Contact us for any information!

600 €

Réf : 08411



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