Praise of Folly – Erasmus


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A satire on the intrinsic vanity of the social order and an exhortation towards a humanistic Christianity, ‘Praise of Folly’, written in 1509, is one of the most influential books ever written. It is presented here in a new translation which brings out the underlying humour of the original, and contains additional material.