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Author Lebrun, Richard A
Title Joseph de Maistre's Life, Thought, and Influence : Selected Studies
Imprint Montreal : MQUP, 2001
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Contributors -- Introduction -- PART ONE: BIOGRAPHICAL STUDIES -- The Roads of Exile, 1792-1817 -- The Apprentice Years of a Counter- Revolutionary: Joseph de Maistre in Lausanne, 1793-1797 -- Joseph de Maistre and the House of Savoy: Some Aspects of his Career -- PART TWO: ASPECTS OF MAISTRE'S THOUGHT -- Maistre's Theory of Sacrifice -- Joseph de Maistre Economist -- Joseph de Maistre's Theory of Language: Language and Revolution -- Joseph de Maistre, New Mentor of the Prince: Unveiling the Mysteries of Political Science -- Joseph de Maistre's Catholic Philosophy of Authority -- PART THREE: COMPARATIVE STUDIES -- Joseph de Maistre and Edmund Burke: A Comparison -- Maistre's Twin? Louis de Bonald and the Enlightenment -- The Social Bond According to the Catholic Counter-Revolution: Maistre and Bonald -- Joseph de Maistre and Carl Schmitt -- PART FOUR: RECEPTION AND INFLUENCE -- Joseph de Maistre in Russia: A Look at the Reception of his Work -- Joseph de Maistre in the Anglophone World -- The Persistence of Maistrian Thought -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Z
In Joseph de Maistre's Life, Thought, and Influence leading Maistre scholars offer interpretations of his thought and make available in English recent French scholarship on his life and work. They provide a portrait of Maistre as a significant thinker in numerous fields, upsetting the image of him as a backward-looking "reactionary," a reinterpretation furthered by contemporary interest in Counter-Enlightenment thought in general
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Lebrun, Richard A. Joseph de Maistre's Life, Thought, and Influence : Selected Studies Montreal : MQUP,c2001 9780773522886
Subject Maistre, Joseph Marie, -- comte de, -- 1753-1821
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Alt Author Lebrun, Richard
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