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Art of Living Long, The

Publication Year:
2005
Edition:
1st
Author:
Cornaro, Louis
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
ISBN:
978-0-82-612695-5
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Sixteenth century Venetian Ambassador and Renaissance Christian Luigi Cornaro was celebrated in his time for his stance on dietary self-restraint, moderate living, and living to the age of 103. For these hundred of years his classic book has survived as a renowned text on longevity and an inspiring treatise on the path of temperance that the author believed could lead anyone out of a state of illness and into a healthy long lif
The Art of Living Long contains Cornaro's four discourses, respectively concerned with demonstrating his ideas through his own example, exploring the necessity of temperate habits, assuring a happy old age, and exhorting mankind to follow his rule. With introductions by Dr. Gerald Gruman and Joseph Addison, and additional essays by Lord Bacon and Sir William Temple
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Cornaro, Louis
ISBN:
978-0-82-612695-5
Specialty:
  • Gerontology
  • Psychology
Language:
English
Edition:
1st
Pages:
136
Publication Year:
2005

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