HUARTE Y NAVARRO, Juan [HUARTE DE SAN JUAN]
Examen de ingenios para las ciencias.Baeza, Spain: Juan Bautista de Montoya, 1575.
Huarte was a distinguished Spanish physician and psychologist. His Examen, which gained for him a European reputation, was the first attempt to show the connection between psychology and physiology. English translation by Richard Carew as The Examination of mens wits (London, 1594), and Lessing translated the book into German. Over the next two centuries Examen was published "in six different languages: in Spanish fifteen times, twenty-five in French, six in Italian, five in English, three in Latin and one in Dutch. In total nine translators rendered this work into other tongues, and the book was printed in twenty different European cities" (Carew translation, edited by R. G. Sumillera; see No. 8705). Digital facsimile of the 1594 English translation from the Internet Archive at this link; of the 1594 Spanish edition from the National Library of Spain at this link.
Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › Spain, LITERATURE / Philosophy & Medicine & Biology, PHYSIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY
Huarte y Navarro: The examination of men's wits, translated by Richard Carew. Edited by Rocío G. Sumillera. (MHRA Tudor & Stuart Translations, Vol. 17).Modern Humanities Research Association, 2014.
Includes a very significant historical introduction, particularly concerning the very wide influence of this work on literature and philosophy as well as medicine.
Subjects: LITERATURE / Philosophy & Medicine & Biology, PSYCHOLOGY