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Nicholas of Cusa : The Catholic Concordance - Nicholas of Cusa

Nicholas of Cusa

The Catholic Concordance

Hardcover

Published: 31st January 1992
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This is the first English translation of the most important work of political thought of the fifteenth century. The Catholic Concordance is the first major treatise to argue for consent through representative councils as a major prerequisite for legitimate law and government, and is the most learned and original work associated with the conciliar movement in the late medieval church. Cusa's arguments influenced such thinkers as Luther, Bruno and Locke, and Professor Sigmund's introduction places his work in its full historical and philosophical context.

'... One urges a wide use of this translation. Teachers who deal with medieval political thought need no longer leap from Augustine to Machiavelli and Locke, but can assign this work of modest length, translated into a flowing English prose, and thus do more than pay lip service to the Middle Ages.' Church History

Translator+s preface
Introduction
Sources
Select Bibliography
Chronology
The Catholic Concordance Book 1
Book 2
Book 3
Index
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ISBN: 9780521402071
ISBN-10: 0521402077
Series: Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 380
Published: 31st January 1992
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.3 x 14.53  x 2.85
Weight (kg): 0.54