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Bossuet: Politics Drawn from the Very Words of Holy Scripture (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)

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This is the first ever English rendition of the classic statement of divine right absolutism in French, published in 1707 when the power and glory of the French ancien régime was at its zenith. Patrick Riley has provided full supporting materials including a chronology, guide to further reading and brief notes on persons mentioned, in addition to a lucid introduction placing Bossuet's bibliocentric politics in their historical and intellectual context.

Synopsis:

This is the first ever English rendition of the classic statement of divine right absolutism in French, published in 1707 when the power and glory of the French ancien r^D'egime was at its zenith. Patrick Riley has provided full supporting materials including a chronology, guide to further reading and brief notes on persons mentioned, in addition to a lucid introduction placing Bossuet's bibliocentric politics in their historical and intellectual context.

Synopsis:

First English rendition of the classic defence of divine-right absolute monarchy in the French language.

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Chronology; Critical bibliography; A note on the text; Biographical synopses; Politics drawn from the very words of Holy Scripture; First Book. Of the Principles of Human Society; Second Book. On Authority: That the Royal and Hereditary [Type] is the Most Proper for Government; Third Book. In Which One Begins to Explain the Nature and the Properties of Royal Authority; Fourth Book. On the Characteristics of Royalty (Continuation); Fifth Book. Fourth and Final Characteristic of Royal Authority; Sixth Book. The Duties of Subjects Toward the Prince, Based on the Preceding Doctrine; Seventh Book. On the Particular Duties of Royalty; Eighth Book. The Particular Duties of Royalty, Continued: Of Justice; Ninth Book. The Supports of Royalty: Arms, Riches or Finances, and Councils; Tenth and Final Book. Continuation of Helps to Royalty: Riches or Finances, Counsel; The Inconveniences and Temptations Which Accompany Royalty: And the Remedies That One Can Bring to Them.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521368070
Translator:
Riley, Patrick
Preface:
Riley, Patrick
Translator:
Riley, Patrick
Preface by:
Riley, Patrick
Preface:
Riley, Patrick
Author:
Bossuet, Jacques Benigne
Author:
Geuss, Raymond
Author:
Bossuet, Jacques-Benigne
Author:
Skinner, Quentin
Author:
Bossuet, Jacques
Author:
Riley, Patrick
Author:
Riley, Patrick
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge England ;
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
Monarchy
Subject:
Kings and rulers
Subject:
Political ethics
Subject:
Bossuet, jacques benigne, bp. of meaux, 1627-
Subject:
Education of princes
Subject:
Political science -- Early works to 1800.
Subject:
Kings and rulers -- Duties.
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
Series Volume:
5
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8.47x5.53x1.19 in. 1.44 lbs.

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Product details 496 pages Cambridge University Press - English 9780521368070 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This is the first ever English rendition of the classic statement of divine right absolutism in French, published in 1707 when the power and glory of the French ancien r^D'egime was at its zenith. Patrick Riley has provided full supporting materials including a chronology, guide to further reading and brief notes on persons mentioned, in addition to a lucid introduction placing Bossuet's bibliocentric politics in their historical and intellectual context.
"Synopsis" by , First English rendition of the classic defence of divine-right absolute monarchy in the French language.
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