Considerations on the Causes of the Greatness of the Romans and Their Decline
New ed of 2 Revised ed
By (author) Charles de Secondat,Baron de Montesquieu
Volume editor David Lowenthal
Translated by David Lowenthal
Considerations on the Causes of the Greatness of the Romans and Their Decline by Charles de Secondat,Baron de Montesquieu
Book Description"Republication of David Lowenthal's elegant translation of Montesquieu's neglected study of the Romans--an indispensable source for understanding the philosopher's treatment of Rome in The Spirit of the Laws--makes the book available to a new generation of English-language readers. Lowenthal's perceptive introduction and useful notes also deserve the attention of those who can read Montesquieu in the original French." --James W. Muller, University of Alaska, Anchorage
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780872204973
(215mm x 9mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Charles de Secondat,Baron de Montesquieu
Persian Letters, Paperback (April 2008)
Two Persian travellers arrive in Paris and report on the European society of the Enlightenment in their letters home. With biting satire they compare East and West, while unsettling news from the harem provides a suspenseful plot of jealousy and passion. This is the first English translation based on the original text.
Spirit of Laws, Paperback (March 2002)
Talking about political philosophy, this book explores the essentials of good government; compares and contrasts despotism, monarchy, and democracy; and discusses the factors that lead to corruption of governments. It also considers many other topics such as education of the citizenry, crime and punishment, and abuse of power and of liberty.
Selected Political Writings, Paperback (March 1990)» View all books by Charles de Secondat,Baron de Montesquieu
Presents the work of Montesquieu, the philosopher, social critic, political theorist, and literary stylist. This title is intended for the students of the Enlightenment and of modern constitutional thought.
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Author Biography - Charles de Secondat,Baron de Montesquieu
David Lowenthal is Professor of Political Science, Emeritus, Boston College.
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