Emotions and Choice from Boethius to Descartes (Studies in

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In 1503, he published Enchiridion militis christiani (Handbook of the Christian Soldier), a guide to the Christian life addressed to laymen in need of spiritual guidance, in which he developed the concept of a philosophia Christi. Only by a deeper comparative study of the classical-modern views can we rediscover significant alternatives to the modern domination of our thinking and the suppression of alternative philosophical and theological visions. Ankara: Elis Yayinlari, 2005, pp. 129-39.

Pages: 342

Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers; Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2002 edition (June 13, 2008)

ISBN: 1402010273

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