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Boethius and the Consolation of Philosophy

Lecture no. 3 from the course: Great Minds of the Medieval World

Boethius and the Consolation of Philosophy

Taught by Professor Dorsey Armstrong | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses

The remarkable Anicius Boethius combined a top-level political career with noteworthy contributions to education and philosophy. Assess his huge influence in defining the parameters of medieval education; his work to heal schisms in the early church; and his masterwork, the Consolation of Philosophy, written as he awaited execution on false charges.


April 16, 2016