The Consolation of Philosophy of Boethius


H.R. James M.A.

Series: World Philosophy
BISAC: PHI012000

The book called ‘The Consolation of Philosophy’ was throughout the Middle Ages, and down to the beginnings of the modern epoch in the sixteenth century, the scholar’s familiar companion. Few books have exercised a wider influence in their time. It has been translated into every European tongue, and into English nearly a dozen times, from King Alfred’s paraphrase to the translations of Lord Preston, Causton, Ridpath, and Duncan, in the eighteenth century. (Imprint: SNOVA)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Sorrows of Boethius
Chapter 2. The Vanity of Fortune’s Gifts
Chapter 3. True Happiness and False
Chapter 4. Good and Ill Fortune
Chapter 5. Free Will and God’s Foreknowledge

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