ISBN-10:
0521837790
ISBN-13:
9780521837798
Pub. Date:
09/06/2004
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Jesuit Political Thought: The Society of Jesus and the State, c.1540-1630

Jesuit Political Thought: The Society of Jesus and the State, c.1540-1630

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ISBN-13: 9780521837798
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/06/2004
Series: Ideas in Context Series , #70
Pages: 428
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.06(d)

About the Author

Harro Hopfl is one of the leading historians of ideas writing in Britain today.

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. The character and work of the society of Jesus; 2. The society's organizational ideas; 3. The church, the society and heresy; 4. Jesuit reason of state and religious uniformity; 5. Jesuit reason of state and Fides; 6. Reason of state, prudence and the academic curriculum; 7. The theory of political authority; 8. Limited government, compacts and the states of nature; 9. The theory of law; 10. The common good and individual rights; 11. Tyrannicide, the oath of allegiance controversy and the assassination of Henri IV; 12. The Papal Potestas Indirecta.

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