Teacher-Written Lesson

Renaissance Philosophy: Close Reading of “Oration On the Dignity of Man”

  • Written by Michael McLaughlin
  • 40 minutes

Lesson Overview

Students independently read the primary source, excerpt from Giovanni Pico della Mirandola's "Oration On the Dignity of Man," and responded to questions before discussing as a class as we explored the "philosophy of life" in the Renaissance.

Recommended For

Grade Level: High School

Subject: History, World History, AP World History Practice Test Materials, European History, Renaissance History, Philosophy

Learner: Traditional Classroom, Advanced Placement, Homeschooled Students, Classical Education , Gifted Learners

Tagged as: renaissance,  philosophy

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