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Discourses Concerning Government and Memoirs of His Life and an Apology for Himself

Sidney, Algernon

Discourses Concerning Government and Memoirs of His Life and an Apology for Himself

by Sidney, Algernon

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Published by Gregg International .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages558
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10644670M
ISBN 10057653174X
ISBN 109780576531740
OCLC/WorldCa1141033

About Niccolo Machiavelli. Niccolò Machiavelli () was a Florentine statesman who was later forced out of public life. He then devoted himself to studying and writing political philosophy, history, fiction, and drama. His name was cleared in His most significant work is Discourses Concerning Government, in which he sets forth the philosophy of political self-determination: "God leaves to man the choice of.

or Sidney (January ndash; December 7 ) was an English politician, political theorist, and opponent of King Charles II of England, who became involved in a plot against the King and was executed for treason. Life A son of Robert Sidney,.   A Discourse concerning Ridicule and Irony in Writing was for which the Author himself makes the following just Apology, in his Dedication of his Second Dialogue An ingenious Author, Sir Richard Steel, has of late made a Dedication to his Holiness the Pope himself, before a Book entitled, An Account of the State of the Roman.

The Apology ends with the speech in which Socrates utters a prophetic warning to his judges concerning the verdict that history will pronounce upon them for the actions they have taken in condemning him to death. It is a remarkable speech and one that illustrates Socrates' deep conviction that it is far better to suffer injustice than it is to. Written in response to Sir Robert Filmer’s Patriarcha (), the Discourses Concerning Government by Algernon Sidney (–) has been treasured for more than three centuries as a classic defense of republicanism and popular government.. Thomas G. West is Paul and Dawn Potter Professor of Politics, Hillsdale College.. Formats.


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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Discourses Concerning Government: To Which Are Added Memoirs Of His Life, And An Apology For Himself at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(4). Discourses Concerning Government.

by Algernon Sidney, Esq; to Which Are Added, Memoirs of His Life, and an Apology for Himself, Both Now First Published, and the Latter from His Original Manuscript. the Third Edition.

Discourses concerning government. By Algernon Sidney, Esq; to which are added, memoirs of his life, and an apology for himself, both now first his original manuscript. The third edition [Algernon Sidney] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made. Algernon Sidney or Sydney (15 January – 7 December ) was an English politician and member of the middle part of the Long Parliament.A republican political theorist, colonel, and commissioner of the trial of King Charles I of England, he opposed the king's was later charged with plotting against Charles II, in part based on his most famous work, Discourses Concerning Born: 15 JanuaryBaynard's Castle, London, England.

The "Discourses concerning government" is an answer to Filmer's "Patriarcha". Dict. nat. biog., v, p. Description: lii, [4], pages frontispiece (portrait) 33 cm: Responsibility: by Algernon Sidney, esq: to which are added, Memoirs of his life, and apology for himself, both now first published, and the latter from his original.

Discourses Concerning Government. To which are added, Memoirs of his Life, and An Apology for Himself, Both Now first published, And the latter from his. Discourses concerning government. [Algernon Sidney] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Algernon Sidney.

Find more information about: by Algernon Sidney ; to which are added, memoirs of his life, and an apology for himself, both now first published, and the latter from his original manuscript. The designation "memoirs of the apostles" occurs twice in Justin's First Apology (, –4) and thirteen times in the Dialogue, mostly in his interpretation of Ps whereas the term "gospel" is used only three times, once in 1 Apol.

and twice in the Dialogue. Chapter 1. Address. To the Emperor Titus Ælius Adrianus Antoninus Pius Augustus Cæsar, and to his son Verissimus the Philosopher, and to Lucius the Philosopher, the natural son of Cæsar, and the adopted son of Pius, a lover of learning, and to the sacred Senate, with the whole People of the Romans, I, Justin, the son of Priscus and grandson of Bacchius, natives of Flavia Neapolis in.

Discourses Concerning Government by Algernon Sidney with his Letters, Trial Apology and some Memoirs of His Life. London: Printed for A. Millar, London: Printed for A. Millar, Rare Book and Special Collections Division (35).

An edition, containing also his letters (including those addressed to Henry Savile, and published separately in ), report of his trial, and his apology ‘in the day of his death,’ was published inedited by Thomas Hollis, and was reprinted inwith additions and corrections by J.

Robertson (Life of Hollis, pp., An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Full text of "Christology: a discourse concerning Christ: consider'd I. In himself, II. In his government, and III. In relation to his subjects and their duty to him.

A book of his beliefs, Discourses Concerning Government, was used against him by the prosecution. Discourses Concerning Government was a response to Patriarcha, an apology of the divine right of.

Free courses taught by Hillsdale College faculty to pursue knowledge of the highest things, form character, and defend constitutional government. Full text of "Memoirs of the life and works of the Right Honorable and Right Rev. Father in God Lancelot Andrewes, D.D., Lord Bishop of Winchester" See other formats.

Owen, John, A discourse concerning the Holy Spirit. Wherein an account is given of His name, nature, personality, dispensation, operations, and effects. His whole work in the old and new creation is explained; the doctrine concerning it vindicated from oppositions and reproaches. He was executed for treason.

After his death, Sidney was revered as a "Whig patriot–hero and martyr". The works of Algernon Sidney, along with those of contemporary John Locke, are considered a cornerstone of western thought.

Sidney's most famous work, Discourses on Government, cost him his 4/5(5). Written in response to Sir Robert Filmer’s Patriarcha (), the Discourses Concerning Government by Algernon Sidney (–) has been treasured for more than three centuries as a classic defense of republicanism and popular government.

Thomas G. West is Paul and Dawn Potter Professor of Politics, Hillsdale College. Hardcover is temporarily available at the paperback/5(4). 2 These words are the beginning of Xenophon's Memoirs of Socrates; and it was a debate among the minute critics, whether argument or arguments was the proper reading.

- C. - C. 3 Plato, Apology. DISCOURSES CONCERNING GOVERNMENT 43 Involved in some of the same anti-monarchical causes as John Locke, Sidney was caught up in the conspiracy to oust King Charles II.

He was beheaded on December 7,a martyr to the English Whig cause. Fifteen years after his death, his Discourses Concerning Government was published. Eusebius mentions both (Hist.

eccl., IV, xi, ), but does not seem to have read them himself; a little further on (IV, xviii) he gives the following list of Justin's works: "Discourse in favour of our Faith to Antoninus Pius, to his sons, and to the Roman Senate"; an "Apology" addressed to Marcus Aurelius; "Discourse to the Greeks"; another.To which is prefixed a platform of ecclesiastical government, (Boston, Congregational Board of Publication, Nathanael, A discourse concerning the process of the general judgment: in which the modern notions of universal D.D.

With a Memoir of his life [written by himself] (Boston, Crocker & Brewster, ), also by.VIEWNAME is browse. Log in | Register | Browse | Bibles | About | Copyright | Privacy | Contact | Give.