Modern Republicanism and the History of Republics
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CitationHankins, James. Forthcoming. Modern Republicanism and the History of Republics. In Nuovi maestri, antichi testi: Umanesimo e Rinascimento alle origini del pensiero moderno, Convegno internazionale di studi, Mantova, 1-3 dicembre 2010. Edited by Arturo Calzona, Stefano Caroti and Vittoria Perrone Compagni. Florence: Olschki.
AbstractIt is argued that modern characterizations of republican liberty as adhering to a "non-domination" model of liberty are inaccurate for the period of the Italian Renaissance, and that the humanists of the period, aside from Machiavelli, did not see political liberty primarily as instrumental to the pursuit of private ends.
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