Course Hero Logo

evolutions.docx - The Boethian Vision of Eternity in Old,...

Course Hero uses AI to attempt to automatically extract content from documents to surface to you and others so you can study better, e.g., in search results, to enrich docs, and more. This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 2 pages.

The Boethian Vision of Eternity in Old, Middle, and Early Modern English Translations ofDe Consolatione Philosophi”Abstract:“While this analysis of the Old, Middle, and Early Modern English translations of DeConsolatione Philosophiandamp;aelig; provides a brief reception history and anoverview of the critical tradition surrounding each version, its focus is upon how theserenderings present particular moments that offer the consolation of eternity, especiallysince such passages typify the work as a whole. For Boethius, confused and conflictingviews on fame, fortune, happiness, good and evil, fate, free will, necessity,foreknowledge, and providence are only capable of clarity and resolution to the degreethat one attains to knowledge of the divine mind and especially to knowledge like thatof the divine mind, which alone possesses a perfectly eternal perspective. Thus, as itdraws upon such fundamentally Boethian passages on the eternal Prime Mover, this

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 2 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Spring
Professor
Atty. Alan Gepty
Tags
Musical theatre, Boethius, De Consolatione Philosophi, Consolatione Philosophiandamp

Newly uploaded documents

Show More

Newly uploaded documents

Show More

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture