9780826126955

The Art of Living Long

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  • ISBN13:

    9780826126955

  • ISBN10:

    0826126952

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-02-01
  • Publisher: SPRINGER PUB CO INC
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Summary

Published in cooperation with the International Longevity Center. Translation of the Italian edition, specific publication information not cited. Consumer health text provides discourses on dietary self-restraint, moderate living, and temperate habits. Includes essays by Joseph Addison and Sir William Temple. Softcover.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Robert Butler ix
Preface by William F. Butler xi
Introduction "To Louis Cornaro" by John Witt Randall xv
Joseph Addison in The Spectator, October 13, 1711
xvii
Introduction to the New Edition
Renaissance Paths to Prolongevity: Cornaro and Bacon by Gerald J. Gruman, MD, PhD, 1989
xxi
The Life and Writings of Louis Cornaro by Hieronimo Gualdo xxxvii
Part I
The Temperate Life by Louis Cornaro
3(52)
The First Discourse
5(24)
The Second Discourse
29(9)
The Third Discourse
38(7)
The Fourth Discourse
45
Part II
Selections from History of Life and Death by Lord Bacon
55(16)
Selections from Health and Long Life by Sir William Temple
71(12)
Appendix
A Short History of the Cornaro Family
83(8)
Some Account of Eminent Cornaros
91(8)
A Eulogy Upon Louis Cornaro by Bartolomeo Gamba
99(10)
The Villas Erected by Louis Cornaro by Dr. Prof. Emilio Lovarini
109(14)
Notes 123(6)
Index 129

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