A Montesquieu dictionary [electronic resource] /
under the direction of Catherine Volpilhac-Auger et Catherine Larrère ; English translations by Philip Stewart.
Lyon : École normale supérieure de Lyon
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"Published in the framework of research conducted on and around Montesquieu within the Institute for the History of Classical Thought (Institut d'histoire de la pensée classique, UMR 5037),"
Originally launched (February 2008) as Dictionnaire électronique Montesquieu under the direction of Catherine Volpilhac-Auger et Catherine Larrère, ; updated edition published in Sept. 2013 "entirely accessible in English," under the new title: Montesquieu dictionary (in the French interface, Dictionnaire Montesquieu).
"Emphasis has been placed on topics and works so as to make an extraordinarily rich, nuanced and often complex body of thought genuinely accessible. We have attempted to cover all its aspects, from its juridical foundations to a fully constituted esthetics, via the essential axes of moral and political philosophy, the philosphy of knowledge or historical and economic thought. The biography, centered on precise points, has not been overlooked. Thematic groupings (Religion, Esthetics, History, Antiquity, Justice, etc.) make it possible to follow paths that can be extended and differentiated as the Dictionary is enriched (as this second edition already testifies),"
Covers the work and thought of Montesquieu, French political philosopher of the Enlightenment. Provides an introduction to his work and influence on the history of ideas, and the foundations of modern thought.
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In English and French <2013->
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Mode of access: Internet.
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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