Dissent And Philosophy In The Middle Ages

Dissent And Philosophy In The Middle Ages

by Ernest L. Fortin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0739103261

ISBN-13: 9780739103265

Pub. Date: 07/28/2002

Publisher: Lexington Books

Dissent and Philosophy in the Middle Ages offers scholars of Dante's Divine Comedy an integral understanding of the political, philosophical, and religious context of the medieval masterwork. First penned in French by Ernest L. Fortin, one of America's foremost thinkers in the fields of philosophy and theology, Dissidence et philosophie au moyen-%ge brings to light

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Dissent and Philosophy in the Middle Ages offers scholars of Dante's Divine Comedy an integral understanding of the political, philosophical, and religious context of the medieval masterwork. First penned in French by Ernest L. Fortin, one of America's foremost thinkers in the fields of philosophy and theology, Dissidence et philosophie au moyen-%ge brings to light the complexity of Dante's thought and art, and its relation to the central themes of Western civilization. Available in English for the first time through this superb translation by Marc A. LePain, Dissent and Philosophy will make a supremely important contribution to the discussion of Dante as poet, theologian, and philosopher.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739103265
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Series:
Applications of Political Theory Series
Pages:
192
Product dimensions:
0.56(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Introduction1
Ch. 1On the Political Mode in Philosophy7
Ch. 2Islam and the Rediscovery of Political Philosophy23
Ch. 3Political Philosophy in the Christian World39
Ch. 4Dante and Philosophical Allegory59
Ch. 5The Imperialism of the Comedy79
Ch. 6Dante and Christianity109
Ch. 7The Theory of the Double Truth139
Ch. 8The Decline of Political Philosophy151
AppDante's Comedy As Utopia157
Index179
About the Author and Translator181

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