Agatopisto Cromaziano [Appiano Buonafede] - Istoria Critica e Filosofica del Suicidio Ragionato - 1788
AGATOPISTO CROMAZIANO (Appiano Buonafede). Istoria Critica e Filosofica del Suicidio Ragionato. Venezia appresso Pietro Pasquali 1788. Famous treatise on the philosophical and moral reasons for suicide. Interesting and curious anecdotal work on suicide in different cultural traditions, in the customs of ancient and modern peoples. The suicide of several individual famous people (Themistocles, Nero, Filippo Strozzi, Pier delle Vigne) as a pretext for an examination of the reasons for self-suppression among the various peoples of the world and according to the various philosophical schools. At last, a dissertation on the various doctrines in support of suicide and contrary to it. 19th-century parchment binding. Golden title within a label and tooling on the spine. Size: 16x12 cm, pp. XL, 192. In excellent condition.