02mytwi01: progetto Pico - De Hominis... Pico Della Mirandola: Oration On the Dignity Of Man. "de hominis dignitate" #Renaissance #manifesto / Pico Project. "[...]It was Pico who first made explicit the connection between displacement ..." It was Pico who first made explicit the connection between displacement and the Humanist project.
His touchstone was the phrase, “Man is his own Maker,” which appeared in his brief essay “Oration on the Dignity of Man,” written, it is now thought, while Pico was in prison. Pico imagines God as “the master-builder [who] by the laws of his secret wisdom fabricated this house, this world which we see.”2 But God, whom Pico calls the “Master Artisan,” then created mankind as a “work of indeterminate form.” Institute for Advanced Studies In Culture: Publications - The Hedgehog Review - www.iasc-culture.org - Summer 2011. Sdv_duras: RT @therourke: Humanism /... 02mytwi01: #humsci #Humanism.