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作者 Diamond, Jeff, author
書名 Ingratiation from the Renaissance to the present : the art and ethics of gaining favor / Jeff Diamond
出版項 Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017]
國際標準書號 9781498548892 (cloth ; alkaline paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  HN380.Z9 P63 2017    在架上    30560400643166
說明 xviii, 217 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 "This study examines the ways in which intellectuals of the Renaissance period sought to win the patronage of the powerful while maintaining independence. It analyzes the ethical dilemmas involved and how these were reflected in the lives and writings of Niccolo Machiavelli, Desiderius Erasmus, Thomas More, and Michel de Montaigne"--Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-207) and index
Introduction: An ingratiating world -- Background to the Renaissance culture of ingratiation -- Rhetoric and philosophy in the Renaissance : speaking well versus speaking truly -- Decorum -- Relations of power in Renaissance society : humanists and patrons -- Individuals -- Niccolò Machiavelli : a conflicted conception of manhood -- Desiderius Erasmus : an accommodating spirit -- Thomas More : ingratiation and its limits -- Michel de Montaigne : "self"-preservation -- Conclusion: From the Renaissance to the modern world
鏈接 Online version: Diamond, Jeff, author. Ingratiation from the Renaissance to the present Lanham : Lexington Books, 2017 9781498548908 (DLC) 2017022664
主題 Power (Social sciences) -- Europe -- History
Social interaction -- Europe -- History
Patron and client -- Europe -- History
Patron and client -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Europe -- History
Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527 -- Political and social views
Erasmus, Desiderius, -1536 -- Political and social views
More, Thomas, Saint, 1478-1535 -- Political and social views
Montaigne, Michel de, 1533-1592 -- Political and social views
Intellectuals -- Europe -- Social conditions
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