In his The Defender of the Peace, Marsilius of Padua deals an in depth research and rationalization of human political groups, prior to happening to assault what he sees because the hindrances to peaceable human coexistence - largely the modern papacy. Annabel Brett's authoritative rendition of the Defensor Pacis is the 1st new translation in English for 50 years. geared toward the scholar reader encountering this vintage of medieval concept for the 1st time, this re-creation is a scholarly and a pedagogic occasion of significant significance to historians, political theorists, theologians and philosophers in any respect degrees from second-year undergraduate upwards.
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