Dante's Monarchia

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PIMS, 1998 - Religion - 449 pages
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Contents

Preliminaries to the investigation
2
The goal of mankind
3
Mankind needs peace
25
The goaldirected group needs a leader
29
Mankind ought to be subordinated to a leader 7 Mankind as microcosm
39
Mankind should imitate Gods unity
41
Mankind should imitate cosmic order
43
Mankind needs a supreme judge
47
Monarchy maximizes freedom
65
The monarch is best able to dispose others to virtue 14 Mankind is ruled better by one than by many 15 Mankind needs a unity of wills
81
Book 2
153
The purpose and method of book 2
341
The will of God determines what is right
342
The Roman people were the most noble
343
The Roman people were favored by miracles 5 The Roman people intended the common welfare 6 The Roman people were fitted by nature to rule
345
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Monarchy maximizes justice
51

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