History of Political Ideas, Volume 2 (Cw20): The Middle Ages to Aquinas
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BeschreibungA collection of political thoughts from the Middle Ages opens with Voegelin's survey of the structure of the period and continues with an analysis of the Germanic invasion, the fall of Rome, and the rise of the empire and monastic Christianity, climaxing with a study of the views of Thomas Aquinas.
PortraitAbout the AuthorEric Voegelin (1901-1985) was one of the most original and influential philosophers of our time. Born in Cologne, Germany, he studied at the University of Vienna, where he became a professor of political science in the Faculty of Law. In 1938, he and his wife, fleeing Hitler, emigrated to the United States. They became American citizens in 1944. Voegelin spent much of his career at Louisiana State University, the University of Munich, and the Hoover Institution at Stanford University. During his lifetime he published many books and more than one hundred articles. "The Collected Works of Eric Voegelin" will make available in a uniform edition all of Voegelin's major writings. About the EditorPeter von Sivers is Associate Professor of Middle Eastern history at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF MISSOURI PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 1998
Seitenanzahl: 264 Seiten