Political Thought in Europe, 1250-1450

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Cambridge University Press, Aug 20, 1992 - History - 211 pages
This is the first concise overview of a period never previously treated satisfactorily as a whole.
 

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Contents

The political community
14
The common good
24
Liberty
28
Justice and law
34
Church and state
42
The papacy France and the Empire
48
Marsiglio
58
Ockham
71
Bruni
129
Kingship law and counsel
136
election and heredity
146
Resistance
148
King and law
152
Counsel and wisdom
156
Parliamentary representation
162
The conciliar movement
169

Wyclif
79
Torquemada
82
Empire and nation
85
International society
87
The defenders of Empire
92
State socereignty
108
Citystates and civic government
117
Nicholas of Cusa
178
Absolute monarchy
184
The state
186
Conclusion
191
Select bibliography
192
Index
208
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