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Vico and Naples : the urban origins of modern social theory

Author: Barbara Ann Naddeo
Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The origins of Vico's social theory : Vichian reflections on the Neapolitan Revolt of 1701 and the politics of the metropolis -- Vico's cosmopolitanism : global citizenship and natural law in Vico's pedagogical thought -- Vico's social theory : the conundrum of the Roman metropolis and the struggle of humanity for natural rights -- From social theory to philosophy : Vico's disillusions with the Neapolitan magistracy  Read more...
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Named Person: Giambattista Vico
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Ann Naddeo
ISBN: 9780801460876 0801460875 9780801449161 0801449162
OCLC Number: 808290206
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2011 Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultura.
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 300 p.)
Contents: Introduction: Vico and Naples1. The Origins of Vico's Social Theory: Vichian Reflections on the Neapolitan Revolt of 1701 and the Politics of the Metropolis2. Vico's Cosmopolitanism: Global Citizenship and Natural Law in Vico's Pedagogical Thought3. Vico's Social Theory: The Conundrum of the Roman Metropolis and the Struggle of Humanity for Natural Rights4. From Social Theory to Philosophy: Vico's Disillusions with the Neapolitan Magistracy and the New Frontier of PhilosophyNote on References and TranslationsAbbreviationsNotesSources CitedIndex
Responsibility: Barbara Ann Naddeo.

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An intellectual portrait of the Neapolitan philosopher as a figure deeply engaged in the political life of his city.  Read more...

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