Treatises

This article is about the literary form. For the musical composition by Cornelius Cardew, see Treatise (music).

A treatise is a formal and systematic written discourse on some subject, generally longer and treating it in greater depth than an essay, and more concerned with investigating or exposing the principles of the subject.

Noteworthy treatises

Treatises have been written by various philosophers:

  • Treatises on art:
    • ShitaoHua Yu Lu (Treatise on the Philosophy of Painting)
  • Treatises on Nutrition:
    • Weston A. PriceNutrition and Physical Degeneration
    • Sally Fallon, Mary EnigNourishing Traditions

See also

References

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