From Personal Duties Towards Personal Rights: Late Medieval and Early Modern Political Thought, 1300-1600 (NONE)

From Personal Duties Towards Personal Rights: Late Medieval and Early Modern Political Thought, 1300-1600 (NONE)

By: Arthur P. Monahan (author)Hardback

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Part One examines the late medieval northern Italian city-state republics and the humanist depiction of their form of polity. Part Two reviews the legal (principally canonical) and political thought behind the development of a theory of popular consent and limited authority employed to resolve the Great Schism in the Western church. Part Three describes sixteenth-century Spanish neoscholastic political writings and their application to Reformation Europe and Spanish colonial expansion in the New World. Part Four examines the political thought of some of those who responded to new problems in church/state relations caused by the fracturing of medieval Christendom in the West: Luther, Calvin, and other Reformation writers; the Protestant resistance pamphleteers; and Richard Hooker. Featuring an extensive bibliography, From Personal Duties towards Personal Rights will be of specific interest to intellectual historians as well as historians of political ideas and political theories and students in history, political science, and religious studies.

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Part 1 Civic republicanism and renaissance liberty in Italy: 14th-century political and legal developments; Bartolus of Sassoferrato; Baldus de Ubaldis; 15th-century humanist political thought; 16th-century humanist political thought. Part 2 Constitutionalism and the church: introduction; John of Paris; conciliar thought in the 14th century; conciliarism at the time of the Great Schism and Basle; conciliarism after Basle; conciliarism secularized - George Buchanan. Part 3 Consent and limit in spanism neo-scholasticism; Spanish scholasticism; Cardinal Cajetan (Tommaso de Vio); Alonxo de Castrillo; Juan Luis Vives; Francisco de Vitoria; Juan de Mariana; Francesco Suarez. Part 4 Emerging rights as a basis for resisting authority - reformation political thought: introduction; Martin Luther; John Calvin; Theodore Beza; Peter Martyr Vermigli; Francois Hotman: the Francogallia; Mornay - the Vindiciae contra tyrannos; Richard Hooker.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773510173
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 472
  • ID: 9780773510173
  • ISBN10: 0773510176

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