Free Read [Memoir Book] ↠ Doctor Illuminatus: A Ramon Llull Reader - by Ramon Llull Anthony Bonner A. Bonner ✓


  • Title: Doctor Illuminatus: A Ramon Llull Reader
  • Author: Ramon Llull Anthony Bonner A. Bonner
  • ISBN: 9780691000916
  • Page: 404
  • Format: Paperback

  • For this new anthology, Anthony Bonner has chosen central texts from his acclaimed two volume compilation Selected Works of Ramon Llull Princeton, 1985 Available for the first time in an affordable format, these works serve as an introduction to the life and writings of the Catalan properly, Majorcan philosopher, mystic, and theologian who lived from 1232 to 1316 FouFor this new anthology, Anthony Bonner has chosen central texts from his acclaimed two volume compilation Selected Works of Ramon Llull Princeton, 1985 Available for the first time in an affordable format, these works serve as an introduction to the life and writings of the Catalan properly, Majorcan philosopher, mystic, and theologian who lived from 1232 to 1316 Founder of a school of Arabic and other languages, Llull was also a poet and novelist and one of the creators of literary Catalan.This volume contains three prefaces on Llull s life, thought, and reputation Of Llull s works, it offers Book of the Gentile and the Three Wise Men, his seminal Christian apology the Ars brevis, a summary of his philosophical system The Book of the Lover and the Beloved, a celebration of mystical love in the courtly tradition and his wittily scathing Book of the Beasts, a kind of mideaval predecessor to George Orwell s Animal Farm.
    Ramon Llull Anthony Bonner A. Bonner
    Ramon Llull Catalan r mon u c 1232 2 c 1315 , T.O.S.F Anglicised Raymond Lully, Raymond Lull in Latin Raimundus or Raymundus Lullus or Lullius was a Majorcan writer and philosopher, logician and a Franciscan tertiary He is credited with writing the first major work of Catalan literature Recently surfaced manuscripts show him to have anticipated by several centuries prominent work on elections theory He is also considered a pioneer of computation theory, especially given his influence on Gottfried Leibniz.Within the Franciscan Order he is honored as a martyr He was beatified in 1857 by Pope Pius IX and his feast day was assigned to 30 June and is celebrated by the Third Order of St Francis.


    Commentaires:

    Tony Gualtieri
    I heard about Ramon Llull, a 13th c. Catalan philosopher, from a passing mention in Vanished Kingdoms. The breadth of his interests are well represented in this anthology of four works. The first is The Book of the Gentile. An atheist meets three wise men: a Jew, a Christian, and a Saracen. Each tries to convince him of his religion's superiority to the other two. Each gives compelling and accurate arguments. The book is surprisingly broadminded and the ambiguous ending feels quite modern. The s [...]

    Malini Sridharan
    an anthology of abridged works by ramon lull. a huge variety of different styles, all related to the subject of christian religion and conversion. very interesting and completely unique take on religious logic.

    Erick
    Ramon Llull was a Franciscan, Christian mystic, philosopher and logician; he was also an evangelist to Muslims in the late 13th-early 14th centuries. I became interested in him because I had read that he influenced Nicholas Of Cusa, a Christian Platonist writer that I was quite impressed with.Llull's Ars Brevis (or the Art in Brief) is one of the most fascinating and original applications of Aristotelian terms and categories I've ever seen. Llull developed a complex system of logic based on inte [...]

    Duane Alexander
    Wonderful collection of five of Llull's most important work. Bonner's translations are concise and fluid, very helpful. His introductory remarks to each book fill in historical and biographical information, so you end up with a bio of Llull in addition to his actual writings. The most engaging part for me was the Book of the Gentile, which is the deployment of his philosophical framework for the sake of establishing the logical necessity of the Christian faith. His insights regarding Islam are a [...]

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