Visions of Politics: Volume 2, Renaissance Virtues by Quentin Skinner
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Visions of Politics: Volume 2, Renaissance Virtues
By Quentin Skinner

Visions of Politics: Volume 2, Renaissance Virtues

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Visions of Politics: Volume 2, Renaissance Virtues by Quentin Skinner

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The second of three volumes of essays by Quentin Skinner, one of the world's leading intellectual historians. This collection includes some of his most important essays on the political thought of the Italian renaissance, each of which has been carefully revised for publication in this form. All of Professor Skinner's work is characterised by philosophical power, limpid clarity, and elegance of exposition; these essays, many of which are now recognised classics, provide a fascinating and convenient digest of the development of his thought. Professor Skinner has been awarded the Balzan Prize Life Time Achievement Award for Political Thought, History and Theory. Full details of this award can be found at http://www.balzan.it/News_eng.aspx?ID=2474

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521589253
ISBN-10: 0521589258
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 32mm)
Pages: 478
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Quentin Skinner

QUENTIN SKINNER is Regius Professor of Modern History in the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Christ's College.

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