Theory as Practice: Ethical Inquiry in the Renaissance.
Struever, Nancy S.
The University of Chicago Press, 1992. First edition. Very good octavo hardcover in very good dust jacket. Some light wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards with bumping to the head and heel of the spine. The dj has some light wear along the edges and minor scuffing to the covers. The front flap of the dj is creased. Inscribed by the author to the previous owner, Marvin Becker, the noted professor of Renaissance history on the half-title page. Laid in is a copy of Becker's typed review of this work. 246 pages with footnotes and index. An interesting look at humanism and ethics in the writings of Petrarch, Nicolaus Cusanus, Lorenzo Valla, Machiavelli, and Montaigne. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Hardcover (Item ID: 14965)