Machiavelli and Republicanism / Edition 1

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Overview

This highly acclaimed volume brings together some of the world's foremost historians of ideas to consider Machiavelli's political thought in the larger context of the European republican tradition, and the image of Machiavelli held by other republicans. An international team of scholars from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds (notably law, philosophy, history and the history of political thought) explore both the immediate Florentine context in which Machiavelli wrote, and the republican legacy to which he contributed.

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"The collection as a whole provides a synopsis of what is still probably the most powerful tradition in European political thought; and this is the best collection of essays on that topic now available."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521435895
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 1/28/1993
  • Series: Ideas in Context Series , #18
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 332
  • Sales rank: 1,246,939
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Machiavelli and the Republican Experience: 1. Machiavelli and Florentine republican experience Nicolai Rubenstein; 2. Machiavelli and the crisis of the Italian republics Elena Fasano Guarini; 3. Florentine republicanism in the early sixteenth century Giovanni Silvano; 4. Machiavelli, servant of the Florentine republic Robert Black; 5. The controversy surrounding Machiavelli's service to the republic John M. Najemy; Part II. Machiavelli and Republican Ideas: 6. Machiavelli's Discorsi and the pre-humanist origins of republican ideas Quentin Skinner; 7. Machiavelli and the republican idea of politics Maurizio Viroli; 8. The theory and practice of warfare in Machiavell's republic Michael Mallett; 9; Civil discord in Machiavelli's Istorie Fiorentine Gisela Bock; Part III. Machiavelli and the Republican Heritage: 10. The Machiavellian moment and the Dutch Revolt: the rise of neostoicism and Dutch republicanism Martin Van Gelderen; 11. Milton's republicanism and the tyranny of heaven Blair Worden; 12. A controversial republican: Dutch views of Machiavelli in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Eco Haitsma Mulier; 13. Montesquieu and the new republicanism Judith Shklar; Part IV. The Morality of Republicanism: 14. The ethos of the republic and the reality of politics Werner Maihofer; 15. The republican ideal of political liberty Quentin Skinner.

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