Desiderius Erasmus, 1466-1536. Dutch philosopher known as one of the great Renaissance humanist writers. A critic of the church and producer of authoritative editions of the classics, he wrote in Latin.
Article by Joseph Sauer from this 1912 reference work. An extensive overview of the life, works and impact of this scholar.
John Wilson's 1688 translation of this, Erasmus' best-known work.
The Condensed Edition of Desiderius Erasmus' In Praise of Folly.
Biographical information, a picture, and a brief selection from the Praise of Folly.
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