Boethius and the Consolation of Philosophy
Lecture no. 3 from the course: Great Minds of the Medieval World
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.