New PDF release: Marsilius of Padua and 'the Truth of History'

By George Garnett

ISBN-10: 019929156X

ISBN-13: 9780199291564

Marsilius of Padua is conventionally noticeable as a philosopher prior to his time: the 1st secular political theorist, and the 1st post-classical philosopher to espouse republicanism. he's awarded as a scholastic precursor of the republican humanists of the Renaissance.

Starting with an exam of the ignored proof for Marsilius's lifestyles, and the modern reaction to his best-known paintings, the Defensor Pacis, this new research argues that such an interpretation is kind of mistaken. It exhibits that Marsilius was once no longer a republican, yet an imperialist; and that faraway from being a mundane political theorist, his nice paintings Defensor Pacis is underpinned by way of a profound Christian knowing of background as a providentially ordained process.

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