Authors/Rudolph Goclenius the Elder

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from: Rudolph Goclenius, Themata ex philosophia deprompta pro ingenii sui modulo, Marburg: Paul Egenolff, 1601
Goclenius' poem emphasizes the importance of guidance by wisdom and logic in intellectual pursuits. It warns against the dangers of error without such guidance and encourages the respondent to continue their endeavors, supported by those who value both devotion and study. The poem highlights the need to balance physical limitations with the power of intellect, urging the respondent to let their innate passion for virtue drive them forward.


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