Discorso sopra la felicità  humana

Aristotelian work
Date:

Work ref: 228
Multiple work: No
Type: Prose

Author

VIERI Francesco de
(1524-1591)

Dedicatee

Extant versions

Manuscript copies

Genre

Lecture

Related to Aristotle's

Nicomachean Ethics

Branch of Philosophy

Moral Philosophy
—Ethics

Description

The Discorso sopra la felicità  humana is a short treatise in the form of a lecture mainly dealing with the notion of human happiness and the distinction between contemplative and active life. The main source is Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, often referred to, but Francesco de Vieri mentions other sources as well (Plato and several Latin authors).

Manuscript copies

Florence, BNC, Magl. XXI.29

Bibliography

Colaneri 1973 (mentioned).




Original Record Author
Eugenio Refini
Record Last Updated On
07/03/2013
Record Last Updated By

Citation
Eugenio Refini, ‘Discorso sopra la felicità  humana’, in Vernacular Aristotelianism in Renaissance Italy Database (VARIDB)
  <http://vari.warwick.ac.uk/items/show/5122> [accessed 27 May 2017]