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Machiavelli's God

Author: Maurizio Viroli; Antony Shugaar
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Makes a case that Machiavelli, far from being a pagan or atheist, was a prophet of a true religion of liberty, a way of moral and political living that would rediscover and pursue charity and justice.  Read more...

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Named Person: Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolò Machiavelli; Niccolo?? Machiavelli
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maurizio Viroli; Antony Shugaar
ISBN: 9780691124148 0691124140 9780691154497 069115449X
OCLC Number: 149281798
Language Note: Translated from Italian.
Notes: Translated from Italian.
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Description: xix, 310 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The Republican religion --
Machiavelli the Puritan --
Machiavelli's prophecy --
The soul and the fatherland --
Republican Christianity --
Machiavelli and the religion of virtue --
Moral and religious reform --
Rhetoric and civil religion --
Machiavelli, orator --
Creator of myths --
His finest piece of oratory --
Republican eloquence and wisdom --
Republican government and religion --
The religion of liberty --
Customs and religion --
Religion, war, and social conflict --
Heresy and the aspirations for religious reform --
The difficulties of survival in counter-Reformation Italy --
The redemption of Italy and the idea of moral reform in the writers of the eighteenth century --
The Risorgimento and the religion of liberty.
Other Titles: Dio di Machiavelli e il problema morale dell'Italia.
Responsibility: Maurizio Viroli ; translated by Antony Shugaar.

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