This book explores the nature of human language, its relation to truth and to the natural laws of the universe. It focuses on truth according to Advaita (literally non-dualism), and concentrates mainly on the Sanskrit language.
Marsilio Ficino (1433-99) directed the Platonic Academy in Florence and it was the work of this Academy that gave the Renaissance in the 15th century its impulse and direction. The new edition has many improvements including improved translation, more bi
In devoting most of his life to the study and translation of the great dialogues of Plato, and in establishing the Platonic Academy in Florence - which acted as a magnet to the most conspicuously brilliant men in 15th century Europe
The letters in this volume cover the period from September 1477 to April 1478, months which culminated in the Pazzi Conspiracy, when Guiliano de' Medici was assassinated in Florence Cathedral, and from which his brother Lorenzo only just escaped.