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The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France (Studies in Modern History)

by Marisa Linton

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • European history: c 1750 to c 1900,
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • Political Science,
  • Psychology,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Europe,
  • Europe - France,
  • Modern - 18th Century,
  • Political History,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • 1715-1774,
  • 1774-1793,
  • 18th century,
  • France,
  • History,
  • Political ethics,
  • Politics and government

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9320892M
    ISBN 100333949595
    ISBN 109780333949597

    Linton, The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France (Houndmills, ). 86 French History and Civilization of stoical virtue, as the heroic fortitude with which an individual hero could withstand. The Enlightenment, also known as the Age of Enlightenment, was a philosophical movement that dominated the world of ideas in Europe in the 18th century. It was centered around the idea that reason is the primary source of authority and legitimacy, and it advocated such ideals as liberty, progress, tolerance, fraternity, constitutional.

    The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France By Marisa Linton Palgrave, Read preview Overview French Women and the Age of Enlightenment By Samia I. .   56 On the concept of virtue in Rousseau's political thought see Linton, Marisa, The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France (New York, ), 80 – 57 Rousseau, Émile, Book 2, 60– 58 Ibid., Author: G. Matthew Adkins.

    France in the eighteenth century glittered, but also seethed, with new goods and new ideas. In the halls of Versailles, the streets of Paris, and the soul of the Enlightenment itself, a vitriolic struggle was being waged over the question of ownership—of property, of position, even of personhood. Those who championed man's possession of material, spiritual, and existential goods faced the. In modernity, the religious virtue of compassion has been transmuted into a secular one, and a private duty has become a public responsibility. This was the unique achievement of the British Enlightenment--the British, not the French.


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The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France (Studies in Modern History) by Marisa Linton Download PDF EPUB FB2

MARISA LINTON is a Senior Lecturer in History at Kingston University, London. She has published numerous articles, including work on the political ideas of Robespierre, on religious toleration in Enlightenment France, on the origins of the French Revolution, and on women in Cited by: This is the first study to focus on the idea of virtue and its place in political thought in 18th-century France.

Virtue could be used to impart moral authority to arguments about political power. The development of this strategic idea is traced through the works of key Enlightenment thinkers/5(2).

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About this book This is the first study to focus on the idea of virtue and its place in political thought in eighteenth-century France. Virtue could be used to impart moral authority to arguments about political power.

The development of this strategic idea is traced through the works of key Enlightenment. This is the first study to focus on the idea of virtue and its place in political thought in eighteenth-century France. Virtue could be used to impart moral authority to arguments about political power.

The development of this strategic idea is traced through the works of key Enlightenment thinkers. Book InformationThe Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France. The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France Marisa Linton Basingstoke Palgrave Author: Julian Swann.

The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France (Studies in Modern History) 内容简介 This study focuses on the idea of virtue and its place in political thought in 18th century France.

Virtue could be used to impart moral authority to arguments about political : Marisa Linton. The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France MarisaLinton Basingstoke Palgrave xi + pp £ 50 0 5Author: Julian Swann.

The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France. Buy The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France (Studies in Modern History) by Linton, Marisa (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low. Virtue could be used to impart moral authority to arguments about political power.

The development of this strategic idea is traced through the works of key Enlightenment thinkers. There is also consideration of the ways in which numerous popular writers of the day, including clerics, eulogists, journalists, novelists and lawyers, employed the idea of virtue in polemical discussions in their writings.

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This is the first study to focus on the idea of virtue and its place in political thought in eighteenth-century France. There is also consideration of the ways in which numerous popular writers of the day, including clerics, eulogists, journalists, novelists and lawyers, employed the idea of virtue in polemical discussions in their writings.

The politics of virtue in Enlightenment France. [Marisa Linton] -- This study focuses on the idea of virtue and its place in political thought in 18th century France.

Virtue could be used to impart moral authority to arguments about political power. Linton, M A () The politics of virtue in Enlightenment France. Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

(Studies in Modern History) ISBN. Similar books and articles. Virtue Rewarded. Women and the Politics of Virtue in 18th-Century France. Part II. Marisa Linton - - History of European Ideas 26 (1) The Role of Virtue in Xunzi’s 荀子 Political Philosophy. Eirik Lang Harris - - Dao: A Author: Marisa Linton.

A good book focusing on British side of enlightenment story, also identifying three underlying strands for analysis - the sociology of virtue in Britain, the ideology of reason in France, and the politics /5.

Women and the politics of virtue in Eighteenth-Century France. Part I Article in History of European Ideas 26(1) March with 32 ReadsAuthor: Marisa Linton. Marisa Linton is a leading historian of the French Revolution. She is currently Reader in History at Kingston University.

She has published widely on eighteenth-century France and the French Revolution. She is the author of The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France () and the co-editor of Conspiracy in the French Revolution ().Author: Marisa Linton.

Professor Marisa Linton is an author, historian, and professor at Kingston University in London, where she holds the title of Professor specializes in the history of the French Revolution. Her published works include the books The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France (), Conspiracy in the French Revolution (), and Choosing Terror: Virtue, Friendship and Authenticity Authority control: ISNI:.

cautious and prudent in advancing causal claims. One of the great strengths of The Politics of Virtue in Enlightenment France is Linton's refusal to narrow her focus to a single discourse of virtue - much less a single writer, as in the risible tradition of c'est la faute à Rousseau.

The reader emerges with a lively and.Daniel Roche, the foremost historian of eighteenth-century France, brings the Old Regime to life by showing how its institutions operated and how they were understood by the people who worked within them. Roche depicts the eighteenth-century French 'culture of appearances' -- the food and clothing, living quarters, and reading material of the peasant, the merchant, the noble, the King, from.

Contents. The Early Enlightenment: ; The High Enlightenment: ; The Late Enlightenment and Beyond: ; European politics, philosophy, science and communications were.