The medieval contribution to political thought

Thomas Aquinas,Marsilius of Padua, Richard Hooker
  • 148 Pages
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  • English
Oxford University Press , London
Thomas, -- Aquinas, Saint, -- 1225?-1274, Marsilius, -- of Padua, Hooker, Richard, -- 1553 or 4
Statementby Alexander Passerin D"Entrèves.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 148p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22826598M

The six lectures printed in this little book cover in part the same ground and they deal in the same kind of way with medieval political thought as Professor d'Entréves's two books on medieval political philosophy and on Hooker; but they were given in English by an Oxford man with particular regard to the needs of an Oxford audience, whose.

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Medieval philosophy. Medieval philosophy designates the philosophical speculation that occurred in western Europe during the Middle Ages—i.e., from the fall of the Roman Empire in the 4th and 5th centuries ad to the Renaissance of the 15th century.

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Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Joseph Canning's preface acknowledges a debt to his research supervisor Walter Ullmann, whose Penguin History of Political Thought: the Middle Ages, published in (revised edition ) has remained a standard introduction for anglophone readers.A new short guide is timely, and the ex-student's will bid fair to replace the master's.

Most international political thought focuses on the early modern and modern periods, leaving connections with medieval experience largely ignored. Evidence of continuity is obscured when the word 'medieval' amounts to little more than a synonym for backwardness or cruelty.

This book examines some of the salient historiographical and conceptual issues that animate current scholarly debates about the nature of the medieval contribution to modern Western political ideas. On the one hand, scholars who subscribe to Author: Cary J.


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Washington was not, however, Cincinnatus but a great landowner. The toga masked his status as the use of classical references by the revolutionaries masked the medieval roots of their political thought. This book returns to the imperial school of colonial history, emphasizing the medieval background of the revolutionary : James Muldoon.Mark Fisher finds that the volume will be of great value to those who teach ancient and medieval political thought.

However, it is not without its problems, with inaccuracies and omissions which, though minor, will trouble specialists. History of Political Theory: An Introduction. Volume 1: Ancient and Medieval Political Theory. George Klosko.Augustine and Aquinas on Original Sin and the Function of Political Authorit, Y PAULJ.

WEITHMAN THE REDISCOVERY OF Aristotelian moral thought in the thirteenth century influenced medieval political theory profoundly. Recovery of Aristotle's Poli.