Who was the author of The Prince of folly?
Also asked, why was the Praise of Folly written?
The Praise of Folly was written in 1509 to amuse Sir Thomas More, Erasmus's close friend and intellectual counterpart. Erasmus's response to it is of such significance that it is usually included in the back of modern editions of the book to elucidate his feelings on the subject of folly even further.
Also Know, what was the main idea of the Praise of Folly? The Praise of Folly by Erasmus is a bold satire that pokes fun at the foolishness of mankind. Although Folly herself is a deity, she professes that the one with the ultimate wisdom and virtue is the Christian God. To Folly, some people are agreeable fools.
Beside this, what is Erasmus criticize In Praise of Folly?
One of Erasmus's best-known works is In Praise of Folly, a satirical attack on superstitions and other traditions of European society in general and the western church in particular, written in 1509.
Who was Erasmus What is his famous work?
|Main interests||Christian philosophy Renaissance humanism Criticism of Protestantism Philosophy of Language|
|Notable works||In Praise of Folly Handbook of a Christian Knight On Civility in Children Julius Excluded The Education of a Christian Prince|
|Notable ideas||Syncretism Erasmian pronunciation|