VOL 23 RELIGION AND THE RISE OF MODERNITY


Editor's Introduction I
Part Five. The Great Confusion (continued from Vol.IV)
2. The Great Confusion II: Decisions and Positions 17
§1. Survey of Issues 19
§2. La Boétie 28
§3. The Monarchomachic Trend 39
   a. Character of the Trend
   b. Salamonius
   c. The Absorbtion of the Religious Movements
   d. Calvin's Theocracy
   e. Knox
   f. The Vindiciae
   g. Althusius
§4. The Jesuit Thinkers 59
3. The English Commonwealth--Hooker 70
§1. The Beginnings of English Political Thought 70
§2. The Closure of the Commonwealth 74
§3. The Literary Chorus 77
§4. Hooker's Christian Commonwealth 80
§5. Portrait of the Puritan 88
§6. Philosophy of Law 98
4. Interpolity Relations--Vitoria 108
§1. Internationalism 108
§2. The Great Design 111
§3. The Conception of Interstate Law 113
§4. The Distinction between Interstate and Intercivilizational Relations 115
§5. The Just War 117
§6. The Legal Technique of Imperialism 121
   a. The Organization of the Argument
   b. The Natural Law of Human Intercourse
   c. The Propagation of Christianity
   d. Civilizational Superiority
   e. Conclusion
§7. Vitoria's Personality 128
§8. Later Development of Intercivilizational Relations 131
5. Man in History and Nature 134
§1. The Problem of Modernity 134
§2. Poggio Bracciolini 138
   a. Fame
   b. Europe and Asia
§3. Louis Le Roy 143
   a. Pessimism and Optimism
   b. Civilizational Epochs
   c. The Rhythms of Nature
   d. Eternal Recurrence
§4. Astrology 149
   a. Savonarola
   b. Melanchthon
   c. Rantzau
   d. Papal Constitutions
§5. Cosmology 155
   a. Copernicus
   b. Bodin
      aa. Science and Contemplation
      bb. Natural Order and Political Order
      cc. Certainty and Catharsis
      dd. Cosmic Hierarchy and Political Hierarchy
§6. Tycho de Brahe 163
   a. Renascent Creation
   b. Conservative Misgivings
§7. Mathematics 165
   a. Function and Effects of Mathematical Speculation
   b. Ontology and Mathematics
§8. Giordano Bruno 168
   a. Intellectual Liberation
   b. The Substance of the Cosmos
   c. The Ecstasy of Speculation
   d. The Infinity of the Cosmos
§9. The Idea of the Infinite and Its Application 176
   a. The Mathematical Infinite
   b. The Infinite in Ontological Speculation
6. Bodin 180
§1. Mediterranean Modernity 181
§2. The Style of Work 184
§3. Bodin's Religion--Biographical Data 186
§4. The Letter to Jean Bautru 188
§5. Preciosa Mors 190
§6. The Program 192
§7. God, Angels, and Men 196
§8. Tolerance--The Heptaplomeres 205
§9. History 219
   a. History and Anthropology
   b. Individual and Universal History
   c. The Spatial Order of History
   d. The Temporal Order of History
[§10. Bodin: Variorum] 236
   a. Bodin— A Representative of Mediterranean Civilization
   b. Style of Work
   c. Religious Attitude
   d. The Heptaplomeres Toleration
   e. Contemplative Realism The Aristotelian Problem
   f. The Theory of Climates France, the New Omphalos
   g. Cosmological Thought
   h. Hierarchy The Feidh
   i. Legal Hierarchy The Structure of the Modern State
   j. Corollaries
   k. Definitions of Sovereignty
   l. The Problem of Power
   m. the Harmonious Cosmion
   n. Ascent to God
Index 253






		

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