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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
(Un)masking the realities of power.
Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2011
|Named Person:||Justus Lipsius; Justus Lipsius; Justus Lipsius|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Erik De Bom
|Description:||xi, 347 pages ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Introduction: Towards a more balanced view of Justus Lipsius's political writings and their influence / Erik De Bom [and others] --
General tendencies: Exempla, prudence and casuistry in Renaissance political discourse / Mikael Hörnqvist ; History and exemplarity in the work of Lipsius / Harro Höpfl ; Stoicism in political humanism and natural law / Bo Lindberg --
Rhetorics, history and exemplarity: Monita et exempla politica as example of a genre / Ann Moss ; Rhetoric and exemplarity in Justus Lipsius's Monita et exempla politica / Marjike Janssens ; Justus Lipsius and the challenge of historical exemplarity / Harold E. Braun ; Justus Lipsius and the cento form / George Hugo Tucker --
Virtues and politics: Fate and rule, destiny and dynasty : Lipsius's final views on superstition, fate and divination in the Monita et exempla politica (1605) / Jan Papy ; The Clementia Lipsiana : political analysis, autobiography and panegyric / Violet Soen ; Prudence in Lipsius's Monita et exempla politica : stoic virtue, Aristotelian virtue or not a virtue at all? / Diana Stanciu ; Secret compensation : a friendly and lawful alternative to Lipsius's political thought / Wim Decock --
Lipsius's heritage: Carolus Scribani and the Lipsian legacy : the Politico-Christianus and Lipsius's image of the good prince / Erik De Bom ; A Lipsian legacy : neo-absolutism, natural law and the decline of reason of state in France 1600-1760 / Jacob Soll.
|Series Title:||Brill's studies in intellectual history, v. 193.|
|Other Titles:||Unmasking the realities of power
Masking the realities of power
Justus Lipsius and the dynamics of political writing in early modern Europe
|Responsibility:||edited by Erik De Bom [and others].|
"The editors conclude their introduction with the observation that "it is not-nor has been-our ambition to offer a single scholarly exemplum unreservedly and unfalteringly to be imitated by others,"