The Kingdom Suffereth Violence: The Machiavelli / Erasmus / More Correspondence and Other Unpublished Documents

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781587314155
  • Publisher: St. Augustine's Press
  • Publication date: 6/15/2012
  • Edition description: 1st Edition
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Bénéton is author of many books, including De l’Egalité par défaut (Paris, 1997; American Edition: Equality by Default: an Essay on Modernity as Confinement ISI Books, 2004), and Introduction à la politique moderne (Paris 1987).

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Table of Contents




Section 1. The Readers, The Readings 6

Section 2. The Authors, The Strategic Context 15

Section 3. The Authors, The Historical Contexts 31

Section 4. The Texts, The Writing 42

6Book I. Morality and Necessity

Ch. 1. The Tender Commerce of Friendship 51

Ch. 2.

Ch. 3.

(July 1517–March 1518) 51Institutio Tyranni 60Liber Necessitatis 85Book II. Realism and Utopia

Ch. 4. Prince Atecratos’s Island 101

Ch. 5. Nowhere and Elsewhere 125

(April–November 1518) 101Book III. The Hidden Prince

Ch. 6.

Ch. 7.

Ch. 8. Addenda 176

(1519–1525) 149Quia Nominor Princeps (1) 149Quia Nominor Princeps (2) 168Book IV. The Registers of Writing

Ch. 9. The Languages of Friendship 182

Ch. 10.

(1535–1536) 182Apte dicere, apte tacere 201Epilogue





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