Oxford University Press, 1998. Early. Octavo, original black cloth, original dust jacket. Fine. Item #149
"LAST OF THE ROMANS, FIRST OF THE SCHOLASTICS" Special edition of Henry Chadwick's book on Boethius, "the first major study in English of a writer who was of critical importance in the history of thought." Composed of five parts: I. Romans and Goths, II. Liberal Arts in the Collapse of Culture, III. Logic, IV. Christian Theology and the Philosophers, V. Evil, Freedom, and Providence. The back matter includes sections on the Preservation and Transmission and the Editions of Boethius' work, as well as a lengthy Bibliography, Notes and an Index. Henry Chadwick was the younger brother of Owen Chadwick; they were both Anglican priests. First printed in 1981.