Claude Lefort

Dante’s Modernity

An Introduction to the Monarchia
With an Essay by Judith Revel
Ed. by Christiane Frey
Manuele Gragnolati
Christoph F. E. Holzhey
Arnd Wedemeyer
Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2020
ISBN (Paperback): 978-3-96558-003-9 | 9.50 EUR | 138 pp. | 20.3 cm x 12.7 cm
ISBN (PDF): 978-3-96558-004-6 | Open Access | 138 pp. | .8MB
ISBN (EPUB): 978-3-96558-005-3 | Open Access | .8MB
One of the most prominent political philosophers of the twentieth century reads Dante’s Monarchia, showing the surprising relevance of this radical fourteenth-century treatise that defends the necessity of universal monarchy and its independence from the Church for modern political theory. Judith Revel’s accompanying essay submits Lefort’s encounter with Dante to a transformative mis/reading and ties it to current debates on the question of the common.
Title
Dante’s Modernity
Subtitle
An Introduction to the Monarchia
With an Essay by Judith Revel
Author(s)
Claude Lefort
Editor(s)
Christiane Frey
Manuele Gragnolati
Christoph F. E. Holzhey
Arnd Wedemeyer
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One of the most prominent political philosophers of the twentieth century reads Dante’s Monarchia, showing the surprising relevance of this radical fourteenth-century treatise that defends the necessity of universal monarchy and its independence from the Church for modern political theory. Judith Revel’s accompanying essay submits Lefort’s encounter with Dante to a transformative mis/reading and ties it to current debates on the question of the common.
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Place
Berlin
Publisher
ICI Berlin Press
Date
2020
Number in Series
16
Subject
Alighieri, Dante – Monarchia
Lefort, Claude
political theory
modernity
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Jennifer Rushworth
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en-GB
short title
Dante’s Modernity
number of pages
138
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978-3-96558-003-9
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ISBN (Paperback): 978-3-96558-003-9 | 9.50 EUR | 138 pp. | 20.3 cm x 12.7 cm
ISBN (PDF): 978-3-96558-004-6 | Open Access | 138 pp. | .8MB
ISBN (EPUB): 978-3-96558-005-3 | Open Access | .8MB
Bibliographic Citation
Claude Lefort, Dante’s Modernity: An Introduction to the ‘Monarchia’. With an Essay by Judith Revel, ed. by Christiane Frey, Manuele Gragnolati, Christoph F. E. Holzhey, and Arnd Wedemeyer, trans. by Jennifer Rushworth, Cultural Inquiry, 16 (Berlin: ICI Berlin Press, 2020) <https://doi.org/10.37050/ci-16>