History of Political Ideas, Volume 5 (Cw23): Religion and the Rise of Modernity

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September 1998



Examining the emergence of modernity within the philosophical and political debates of the 16th century, this book analyzes the "great confusion". It features such thinkers as Calvin, Althusius, Hooker, Bracciolini, Savonarola, Copernicus, Tycho de Brahe, Giordano Bruno and Jean Bodin.


About the AuthorEric Voegelin (1901-1985) was one of the most original and influential philosophers of our time. Born in Cologne, Germany, he studied at the University of Vienna, where he became a professor of political science in the Faculty of Law. In 1938, he and his wife, fleeing Hitler, emigrated to the United States. They became American citizens in 1944. Voegelin spent much of his career at Louisiana State University, the University of Munich, and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. During his lifetime he published many books and more than one hundred articles. "The Collected Works of Eric Voegelin" will make available in a uniform edition all of Voegelin's major writings. About the EditorJames L. Wiser is Vice President of Academic Affairs at the University of San Francisco. He is the author of "Political Philosophy: A History of the Search for Order" and "Political Theory: A Thematic Inquiry."
EAN: 9780826211941
ISBN: 0826211941
Untertitel: 'History of Political Ideas'. New. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: September 1998
Seitenanzahl: 280 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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