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The Foundations of Modern Historical Thought

Paul Avis

The Foundations of Modern Historical Thought

From Machiavelli to Vico

by Paul Avis

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL9453456M
ISBN 100312300158
ISBN 109780312300159

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A two-volume study of political thought from the late thirteenth to the end of the sixteenth century, the decisive period of transition from medieval to modern political theory.

The work is intended to be both an introduction to the period for students, and a presentation and justification of a particular approach to the interpretation of /5. A two-volume study of political thought from the late 13th to the end of the 16th century, the decisive period of transition from medieval to modern political theory.

The work is intended to be an introduction to the period as well as a presentation and justification of a particular approach to the interpretation of historical by: This book, originally published inprovides an in-depth critical introduction to the historical thought of some of the most influential thinkers of Western culture, from Machiavelli’s reflections on history and power to the revolutionary intuitions of Giambattista Vico’s New Science of historical understanding, taking in Bodin, Montaigne, Bacon, Descartes, Hobbes, Locke, Newton, Leibniz and Bayle on the way.

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Avis. In The Foundations of Modern Political Thought, Quentin Skinner has three aims: creating a sort of reference book for hundreds of primary texts in multiple languages, illuminating a more general historical theme using late medieval and early modern political texts, and giving us a history of political thought with a genuinely historical character.

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Author: Paul Avis. He has written a book on Niccolò Machiavelli, three books on Thomas Hobbes, and his Foundations of Modern Political Thought covers the whole period.

He has specifically been concerned with the emergence of modern theories about the nature of the state, and.

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