The Foundations of Modern Political Thought, Volume 1: The Renaissance / Edition 1

The Foundations of Modern Political Thought, Volume 1: The Renaissance / Edition 1

by Quentin Skinner
     
 

A two-volume study of political thought from the late thirteenth to the end of the sixteenth century.See more details below

Overview

A two-volume study of political thought from the late thirteenth to the end of the sixteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521293372
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1978
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Notes on the text; Part I. The origins of the Renaissance: 1. The ideal of liberty; 2. Rhetoric and liberty; 3. Scholasticism and liberty; Part II. The Italian Renaissance: 4. The Florentine renaissance; 5. The age of princes; 6. The survival of republican values; Part II. The Northern Renaissance: 7. The diffusion of humanist scholarship; 8. The reception of humanist political thought; 9. The humanist critique of humanism; Bibliography of primary sources; Bibliography of secondary sources; Index.

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