Hardcover: 304 pages
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (April 4, 2018)
Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 1 x 9.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 2435202
Format: PDF ePub TXT ebook
When political theorists teach the history of political philosophy, they typically skip from the ancient Greeks and Cicero to Augustine in the fifth century and Thomas Aquinas in the thirteenth, and then on to the origins of modernity with Machiavelli and beyond. Paul Stern aims to change this settled narrative and makes a powerful case for treating Dante Alighieri, arguably the greatest poet of medieval Christendom, as a political philosopher of...