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Defensor pacis [Paperback]

By Marsilius Of Marsilius of Padua (Author), Alan Gewirth (Translator) & Cary Nederman (Foreword by)
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Marsilius of Padua is one of the few truly revolutionary figures in the history of political philosophy. The first to propound the separation of Church and State, he is considered the precursor to subsequent political thinkers, from Machiavelli to Marx.

The Marsilian revolution consisted not only in a radical change in the theory of the relations between religion and politics that culminated in the Protestant Reformation and other central developments of the modern era, but, even more importantly, it had an effect on the whole conception of human beings -- their nature, acts, values, and sociopolitical relations.

As Cary J. Nederman writes in the foreword to this new edition, "Marsilius continues to speak to many of the salient issues of modern political life, expressing his doctrines in a language that has resonance and relevance. Whether in addressing the role of citizenship as a buffer between individual and community, or in explicating the foundations of religious toleration, the "Defensor pacis" (and Marsilius' other writings) affords a distinctive theoretical perspective that rivals that of any of the great thinkers of the Western political tradition."

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Studio: Columbia University Press
Pages   466
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.22" Width: 5.62" Height: 1.3"
Weight:   1.7 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 28, 2001
Publisher   Columbia University Press
Age  22
Edition  New  
ISBN  0231123558  
ISBN13  9780231123556  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Alan Gewirth is Edward Carson Waller Distinguished Service Professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago.

Cary J. Nederman is professor of political science at Texas A & M University.

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Henry Kissinger, take notice  Jun 14, 2002
Ever heard the phrase "reasons of state"? Here is the princeps woork on it. Phillipe Augustus used it, Richelieu read it, sure Henry KIssinger read it, just did not cite it...can;t have an opinion on political science without this medieval gem.

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