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The Resource The personal and the political : three fables by Montesquieu, translation and commentary by W.B. Allen

The personal and the political : three fables by Montesquieu, translation and commentary by W.B. Allen

Label
The personal and the political : three fables by Montesquieu
Title
The personal and the political
Title remainder
three fables by Montesquieu
Statement of responsibility
translation and commentary by W.B. Allen
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"The Personal and the Political presents three fables written by social commentator and political thinker Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brede et de Montesquieu: The Temple of Cnidus (on eros and justice), Lysimachus (on philosophy and imperial ambition), and Dialogue de Sylla et d'Eucrate (on the limits of political ambition). This work is author W.B. Allen's response to attempts that collapse Montesquieu's analysis of modern political philosophy into a general discussion of virtue and morality by raising anew the issues of true and false happiness and pleasures. Allen maintains that Montesquieu's fables demonstrate the continuing relevance of the issue of philosophical morality, and offer a reconciliation of the tension between philosophical morality and political morality. ... The Personal and the Political provides a translation of each fable (with parallel French text), a brief introduction and commentaries to develop the context in which each is written and the situations that they address. Each fable is suited to introduce Montesquieu's conceptions of ancient virtues and vices, and what they contribute to modern sensibilities"--Page 4 of cover
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1689-1755
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat
Dewey number
  • 848.509
  • 320.11
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PQ2011
  • JC179
LC item number
.A2 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1944-
  • 1689-1755
  • 1689-1755
  • 1689-1755
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Allen, W. B.
  • Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat
  • Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat
  • Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat
  • Fables, French
  • French literature
Label
The personal and the political : three fables by Montesquieu, translation and commentary by W.B. Allen
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"French-English parallel texts."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Montesquieu's Temple de Gnide : the marriage of law and reason -- Montesquieu's Lysimachus -- Montesquieu's Sulla and Eucrates
Control code
226979109
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 125 pages
Isbn
9780761840787
Lccn
2008925445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)226979109
Label
The personal and the political : three fables by Montesquieu, translation and commentary by W.B. Allen
Publication
Note
"French-English parallel texts."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Montesquieu's Temple de Gnide : the marriage of law and reason -- Montesquieu's Lysimachus -- Montesquieu's Sulla and Eucrates
Control code
226979109
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vii, 125 pages
Isbn
9780761840787
Lccn
2008925445
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)226979109

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