Juan Luis Vives





Juan Luis Vives

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born
in Valencia, Spain
February 16, 1493

died
April 16, 1540

gender
male

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Juan Luis Vives was a Valencian scholar and humanist who spent nearly his entire adult life in the Southern Netherlands. His beliefs on the soul, insight to early medicine practice, and perspective on emotions, memory, and learning earns him the title of the ‘father’ of modern psychology. Vives was the first to shed light on some key point ideas that established how we perceive psychology today.

Vives was born in Valencia to a Jewish family which had converted to Christianity. As a child, he saw his father, grandmother and great-grandfather, as well as members of their wider family, executed as Judaizers at the behest of the Spanish Inquisition; his mother was acquitted but died of the plague when he was 15 years old. Shortly thereafter, he...more


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Tratado de la Enseñanza. In...
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1984
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The Education of a Christia...
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Les devoirs du mari
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Introducción a la sabiduría
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1524 — 2 editions
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Over de levenswandel van de...
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Selected Works of J.L. Vive...
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Vives: on education;: A tra...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1971
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Against the Pseudodialectic...
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On Assistance to the Poor
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1999 — 2 editions
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Diálogos y  otros escritos
2.0 of 5 stars 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1988
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