Gutes Leben Und Guter Tod Von Der Spätantike bis zur Gegenwart

Gutes Leben Und Guter Tod Von Der Spätantike bis zur Gegenwart

by Albrecht Classen
     
 

How did people in the early modern period deal with the question of how to lead a good life in order to also experience a good death? This discourse, deeply rooted in antiquity, continued during the Middle Ages, and then grew significantly in intensity in the 16th and 17th centuries, primarily as a result of the impact of the Protestant Reformation and of

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Overview

How did people in the early modern period deal with the question of how to lead a good life in order to also experience a good death? This discourse, deeply rooted in antiquity, continued during the Middle Ages, and then grew significantly in intensity in the 16th and 17th centuries, primarily as a result of the impact of the Protestant Reformation and of innovative medical research, especially the work of Theoprastus von Hohenheim, known as Paracelsus. Theological, philosophical, ethical, moral, medical, and hygienic considerations all intersected and, at times, blended with each other.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783110281309
Publisher:
De Gruyter
Publication date:
04/01/2012
Pages:
480
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Albrecht Classen,University of Arizona, Tucson, USA.

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