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Visions of politics. Volume 2 : renaissance virtues

Quentin Skinner author.


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  • Title:
    Visions of politics. Volume 2 : renaissance virtues
  • Author: Quentin Skinner author.
  • Description: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Plates; General preface; Full Contents: Volumes 1...3; Acknowledgements; Conventions; 1 Introduction: The reality of the Renaissance; 2 The rediscovery of republican values; 3 Ambrogio Lorenzetti and the portrayal of virtuous government; 4 Ambrogio Lorenzetti on the power and glory of republics; 5 Republican virtues in an age of princes; 6 Machiavelli on virtù and the maintenance of liberty; 7 The idea of negative liberty: Machiavellian and modern perspectives; 8 Thomas More s Utopia and the virtue of true nobility
    9 Humanism, scholasticism and popular sovereignty10 Moral ambiguity and the Renaissance art of eloquence; 11 John Milton and the politics of slavery; 12 Classical liberty, Renaissance translation and the English civil war; 13 Augustan party politics and Renaissance constitutional thought; 14 From the state of princes to the person of the state; Bibliographies; Index
    The second of three volumes of essays by Quentin Skinner, one of the world's leading intellectual historians. This collection includes some of his most important work on the political thought of the Italian renaissance, each of which has been carefully revised for publication in this form.
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Publisher: Cambridge, England : Cambridge University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (495 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-280-41864-8;ISBN 9786610418640;ISBN 0-511-61377-6;ISBN 0-511-17774-7;ISBN 0-511-14815-1;ISBN 0-511-32264-X;ISBN 0-511-05390-8
  • Subjects: Political science -- Philosophy; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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