Hardcover (Full Leather). Very Good Condition. Item #046290
Modern full calf, light occasional wear, soiling, chips to page edges, generally at beginning and rear, a few pages rumpled at rear, scattered minor dampstains, a few old underlinings - generally very clean and an attractively printed, wide margined work. Adams A960. (2), 325, (71)pp. Errata and printer's mark at rear.
Published in opposition to Melanchthon's Commentarius de Anima, Amerbach's Libri de Anima an important and very early work advancing psychology from its Aristotelian underpinnings. His work here caused him to abandon Luther's beliefs and reconvert to Catholicism. The famed naturalist Conrad Gesner collected his work on the spirit along with Melanchthon's and Amerbach's in 1563 as a sort of workbook for philosophy and medical students. Size: Octavo (8vo). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Religion & Theology. Inventory No: 046290.