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Bayle--political writings

Bayle--political writings

Author: Pierre Bayle; Sally Jenkinson
Publisher: Cambridge [UK] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2000.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Pierre Bayle was one of the most important skeptical thinkers of the seventeenth century. His work was a major influence on the development of the ideas of Voltaire, Hume, Montesquieu and Rousseau. Sally L. Jenkinson's new edition presents the reader with a coherent path through Bayle's monumental work. This is the first volume in English to select political writings from Bayle's work and to present its author as a  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Early works
Early works to 1800
Dictionaries Early works to 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Bayle; Sally Jenkinson
ISBN: 0521470943 9780521470940 0521476771 9780521476775 9780521549448 0521549442
OCLC Number: 39875197
Description: lii, 367 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : a defence of justice and freedom --
Project for a critical dictionary --
From Bayle's "Dictionnaire historique et critique ; Bodin --
Brutus --
David --
Elizabeth --
Gregory --
Hobbes --
De l'Hôpital --
Hotman --
Japan --
Juno --
Loyola --
Machiavelli --
Mâcon --
Mariana --
Navarre --
Nicole --
Ovid --
Sainctes --
Sainte-Aldegonde --
Socinus (Marianus) --
Socinus (Faustus) --
Synergists --
Xenophanes --
Clarifications : "On Atheists" and "On Obscenities" --
Atheists --
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought.
Other Titles: Dictionnaire historique et critique.
Political writings
Responsibility: edited by Sally L. Jenkinson.
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"...sharply argued and astutely arranged essays, which are above all marked by the sophistication and maturity of judgment they collectively display...Recommended." -C.S. Vilmar, Salisbury Read more...

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