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St. Petersburg Dialogues. On the Earthly Rule of Providence

Author(s): Joseph de Maistre
Contributor(s): Marta Bucholc (Editor), Marta Bucholc (Translator)
Subject(s): Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophical Traditions
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: Joseph de Maistre; aristocratic conservatism; anti-enlightenment philippics; Freemasonry; political philosopher of the French Revolution era
Summary/Abstract: A philosophical dialogue written by the creator of traditionalist conservatism on the earthly rule of Providence, which combines literary qualities with great polemic passion. Famous for their controversiality and often quoted Joseph de Maistre’s arguments: praise of the executioner, apology of war, anti-enlightenment philippics. The age of revolution seen through the eyes of a conservative aristocrat – a devout jacobine, whose works astonish and drives to despair his admirers and opponents.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-4245-2
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-4237-7
  • Page Count: 380
  • Publication Year: 2020
  • Language: Polish