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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 on art:
    • ShitaoHua Yu Lu (Treatise on the Philosophy of Painting)

See also

References

  1. ^ J. L. Berggren, Alexander Jones; Ptolemy's Geography By Ptolemy, Princeton University Press, 2001 ISBN 0691092591
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1911 encyclopedia

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From LoveToKnow 1911

TREATISE, a written composition, dealing fully and systematically with the principles of some subject of serious importance. The M. Eng. tretis, O. Fr. tretis, or treitis, is a doublet of "treaty," which also meant a discourse or account. Both words are to be referred to Lat. tractare, to treat, handle, frequentative of trahere, tractus, to draw. "Treatise" thus would mean, by etymology, something well handled, nicely made.


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