On Kingship to the King of Cyprus

On Kingship to the King of Cyprus

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Title:On Kingship to the King of Cyprus
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780888442512
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  • Joshua Nuckols

    Kingship, or the rule of one man is the most effective form of government. At the same time, it most easily becomes a Tyranny for the same reasons for its effectiveness: consolidated power. Democracy ...

  • Amanda

    Quite good. From the outset with its dedicatory note, this book reminded me of Machiavelli's "The Prince." I think that Machiavelli may have been making a bit of a parody of Aquinas. The two books cou...

  • Jesse De Costa

    This is a short treatise on the optimal rule of the state consisting in that of a virtuous Catholic monarchy by St. Thomas Aquinas. Although being that of a political work, it still contains many phil...

  • Andrew Price

    There is no substitute for Aquinas. This is a great example of the power of his mind. ...

  • Jonathan

    None...

  • Emma Story

    Really enjoyed this text, with all it’s hidden messages and phraseology. Perhaps it was just Escalante that I enjoyed, but the book too.Although Book 2 is ignored by most scholars, I found it to be ...

  • Catherine

    writing about dominicans rules because there's always some convenient aquinas text that backs up your argument perfectly. thanks for looking out, big bro...

  • Zach Powers

    Not my favorite political theory book. Read for my classical political theory class....

  • Cagri Ustaoglu

    Thomas interestingly finds a reconciliation between Aristotle’s political thought and Augustine’s who both proceeded him. His fundamental motivation was that one can both be a Christian and agree ...