"An unfamiliar portrait of Renaissance Florence is depicted in this volume where we find not only some celebrated humanist-oriented thinkers but also their scholastic friends and rivals, discussing matters pertaining to moral psychology. The rationale here is to illuminate the shadowlands of Renaissance philosophy and the intellectual history of late 15th century Italy by bringing into focus the important role played by scholastic thinkers in the Italian Renaissance. Questions and problems regarding e.g., the intellect and the will, evil and conscience, cognition and love are treated through detailed accounts of debates and texts which were rarely discussed previously, in the context of the reception of classical and medieval concepts and theories and mainly fourteenth-century scholastic schools and their achievements"--Provided by publisher
Biografie über die Wegbereiterin der modernen Krankenpflege und medizinischen Soziologie (1820-1919). Historische, soziale und medizinische Entwicklungen werden nachgezeichnet und die Lebensumstände der eigenwilligen Reformerin beschrieben. (Freya Rickert)
In 1872 Henry Dunant, on a visit to London, read a paper on the work of the Red Cross. His first words were:—"Though I am known as the Founder of the Red Cross, and the originator of the Conventions of Geneva, it was an Englishwoman to whom all the honour of that Convention is due. What inspired me was the work of Miss Florence Nightingale…"