Defensor pacis

Defensor pacis

by Marsilius of Padua
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0231123558

ISBN-13: 9780231123556

Pub. Date: 11/21/2001

Publisher: Columbia University Press

As Cary J. Nederman writes in the foreword to this new edition, "Marsilius continues to speak to many of the salient issues of modern political life, expressing his doctrines in a language that has resonance and relevance. Whether in addressing the role of citizenship as a buffer between individual and community, or in explicating the foundations of religious

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As Cary J. Nederman writes in the foreword to this new edition, "Marsilius continues to speak to many of the salient issues of modern political life, expressing his doctrines in a language that has resonance and relevance. Whether in addressing the role of citizenship as a buffer between individual and community, or in explicating the foundations of religious toleration, the Defensor pacis (and Marsilius' other writings) affords a distinctive theoretical perspective that rivals that of any of the great thinkers of the Western political tradition."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231123556
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
11/21/2001
Series:
Records of Western Civilization Series
Pages:
550
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 1.30(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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