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Sandoz, Ellis 1931-

Overview
Works: 102 works in 395 publications in 4 languages and 20,840 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Sermons  Church history  Sources 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: B3354, 193
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Most widely held works by Ellis Sandoz
A Tide of discontent : the 1980 elections and their meaning( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political apocalypse; a study of Dostoevsky's grand inquisitor by Ellis Sandoz( Book )

9 editions published between 1971 and 2000 in English and held by 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A government of laws : political theory, religion, and the American founding by Ellis Sandoz( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and Italian and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In A Government of Laws, which includes a new preface, Ellis Sandoz reevaluates the traditional understanding of the philosophic and intellectual background of the American founding. -- Book Cover
The Voegelinian revolution : a biographical introduction by Ellis Sandoz( Book )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2000 in English and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Over the course of the twentieth century, Eric Voegelin produced a demanding body of writing on the philosophy of history and the history of political theory since antiquity. This is the first full-scale treatment of his inquiry into the reality of man's political existence. It includes close readings of the texts, with Voegelin's own comments on them interspersed, offering a thorough explication of the philosopher's quest." "Incorporating an "Autobiographical Memoir" prepared in collaboration with Voegelin especially for the volume, Ellis Sandoz interweaves the events of this great thinker's life with the philosophical inquiry to which that life has been devoted. Among the uniquely engaging biographical subjects covered are Voegelin's reminiscences of his involvement with such seminal minds as Max Weber, and with Karl Kraus, Hans Kelsen, and other lights of Vienna's intellectual community of the 1920s and 1930s; a full discussion of his early responses to national socialism and his escape from the Anschluss in 1938; and a summary of his early years in America, with particular attention to the years at Louisiana State University with Cleanth Brooks, Robert Penn Warren, and Robert Heilman." "The Voegelinian Revolution shows anyone interested in politics and human affairs how to follow Voegelin's path. This book will be of interest to historians, political theorists, students of philosophy and religion, and educated readers concerned about the plight of American/Western civilization and looking for a new view on our current "crisis.""--Jacket
The Roots of liberty : Magna Carta, ancient constitution, and the Anglo-American tradition of rule of law( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Roots of Liberty is a critical collection of essays on the origin and nature of the often elusive idea of liberty. Throughout this book, the original and thought-provoking views of scholars J.C. Holt, Christopher W. Brooks, Paul Christianson, John Phillip Reid, and Corinne C. Weston offer insights into the development of English ideas of liberty and the relationship those ideas hold to modern conceptions of rule of law. The introduction by Ellis Sandoz places each of the essays in context and explores the influence of Fortescue on Coke. The essays address early medieval developments, encompassing such seminal issues as the common-law mind of the sixteenth century under the Tudor monarchs, the struggle for power and authority between the Stuart kings and Parliament in the seventeenth century, and the role of the ancient constitution in the momentous legal and constitutional debate that occurred between the Glorious Revolution and the American Declaration of Independence
Eric Voegelin's thought : a critical appraisal( Book )

10 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political sermons of the American founding era, 1730-1805 by Ellis Sandoz( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early political culture of the American republic was deeply influenced by the religious consciousness of the New England preachers. Indeed, it was often through the political sermon--the "pulpit of the American Revolution"--That the political rhetoric of the period was formed, refined, and transmitted. And yet the centrality of religious concerns in the lives of eighteenth-century Americans is largely neglected. This has created a blind spot regarding the fundamental acts of the American founding. Political sermons such as the fifty-five collected in this volume are unique to America, both in kind and in significance. This volume thus fills an important need if the American founding period is to be adequately understood
Autobiographical reflections by Eric Voegelin( Book )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of political ideas by Eric Voegelin( Book )

in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collected works of Eric Voegelin by Eric Voegelin( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political sermons of the American founding era, 1730-1805( Book )

11 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The early political culture of the American republic was deeply influenced by the religious consciousness of the New England preachers. Indeed, it was often through the political sermon--the "pulpit of the American Revolution"--That the political rhetoric of the period was formed, refined, and transmitted. And yet the centrality of religious concerns in the lives of eighteenth-century Americans is largely neglected. This has created a blind spot regarding the fundamental acts of the American founding. Political sermons such as the fifty-five collected in this volume are unique to America, both in kind and in significance. This volume thus fills an important need if the American founding period is to be adequately understood
The politics of truth and other untimely essays : the crisis of civic consciousness by Ellis Sandoz( Book )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Politics of Truth and Other Untimely Essays explores the historical and theoretical underpinnings of personal liberty and free government and provides a trenchant analysis of the crisis of civic consciousness endangering both of them today. The book addresses a range of issues in contemporary political philosophy and constitutional theory. These are seen to be all the more urgent in importance because of the surging aspirations for liberty in the wake of the collapse of the Soviet empire and the post-Cold War anomaly of crisis, malaise, and disarray in free government itself in America and in other bastions of modern democracy
Republicanism, religion, and the soul of America by Ellis Sandoz( Book )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores the role of Christianity, including John Wesley and the Great Awakening revival, in the formation of the American Republic; also considers Eric Voegelin's contributions to the philosophy of religious experience. Argues that modern republicanism grounds human dignity in spiritual individualism, thereby generating democratic agency for self-government under divine Providence"--Provided by publisher
Philosophy, literature, and politics : essays honoring Ellis Sandoz( Book )

7 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Festschrift honoring Ellis Sandoz, director of the Eric Voegelin Institute for American Renaissance Studies and editor of Collected Works of Eric Voegelin. Essays explore philosophy, literature, and politics, and focus on Xenophon, Natsume, Freud, Robert Penn Warren, and George Santayana"--Provided by publisher
Published essays, 1953-1965 by Eric Voegelin( Book )

13 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This period covered by the material published in this volume marks the transition in Eric Voegelin's career from Louisiana to Munich. After twenty years in the United States, in 1958 Voegelin accepted an invitation to fill the political science chair at Ludwig Maximilian University, a position left vacant throughout the Nazi period and last occupied by the famous Max Weber, who had died in 1920." "The themes most prominent in the fourteen items reprinted here reflect the concerns of a transition, not only in a scholar's career, and in the momentous shifts in world politics taking place around him, but also in the development of his understanding of the stratification of reality and the attendant demands for a science of human affairs adequate to the challenges posed by the persistent crisis of the West in its latest configurations and by contemporary philosophy." "Several of the items herein originated as talks to a specific organization on problems facing German democratization and the development of a market economy amid the ruins of a fragmented culture and infrastructure in a society without historically evolved institutional supports for a satisfactory social and political order. Accordingly, pragmatic matters occupy a central place in a number of these pieces, especially the overriding question of how Germany could move from an illiberal and ideological political order into a modern liberal democratic one."--Jacket
Published essays : 1940-1952 by Eric Voegelin( Book )

14 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Autobiographical reflections by Eric Voegelin( Book )

14 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Consists of the original text, slightly revised and expanded, together with the introduction from the 1989 edition and some additional annotation, a glossary of terms used in Voegelin's writings that lists, defines, and illustrates from the author's writings many of the key terms employed, and an expanded index of the volume that includes names, subjects, ideas, and writings."--Page 1
Order and history by Eric Voegelin( Book )

10 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published essays, 1929-1933 by Eric Voegelin( )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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History of political ideas new order & last orientation by Eric Voegelin( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In The New Order and Last Orientation, Eric Voegelin explores two distinctly different yet equally important aspects of modernity. He begins by offering a vivid account of the political situation in seventeenth-century Europe after the decline of the church and the passing of the empire. Voegelin shows how the intellectual and political disorder of the period was met by such seemingly disparate responses as Grotius's theory of natural right, Hobbes's Leviathan, the role of the Fronde in the formation of the French national state, Spinoza's Tractatus Theologico-Politicus, and Locke's Second Treatise, the blueprint of a modern middle-class society. By putting these responses and the thought of Montesquieu, Hume, and others in the context of the birth pains of the national state and the emergence of a new self-understanding of man, Voegelin achieves a brilliant mixture of political history and profound philosophical analysis. Voegelin's verdict of modernity is pronounced most powerfully in the opening part of "Last Orientation," in the chapter entitled "Phenomenalism." His discussion of the intellectual confusion underlying the modern project of scientistic phenomenalism is the most original criticism leveled against modernity to date. It is at the same time the first step toward a recovery of reality through philosophy conceived as a science of substance in the spirit of Giordano Bruno. Voegelin's first example of such an effort at recovering reality is the chapter on Schelling, one of the spiritual realists who has not been affected by the prevailing rationalist or reductionist creeds that are part of the modern disorder. Schelling's indirect yet powerful influence on Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, and Freud more than justifies Voegelin's interest in his philosophy and character, even though Voegelin would later distance himself from some of Schelling's positions. The volume's concluding chapter, "Nietzsche and Pascal," applies the understanding gained from the study of Schelling to the thought of the most powerful critic of the age, Nietzsche. Nietzsche's self-avowed affinity with Pascal provides the key to an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of his thought and reaffirms the connection that links the beginning of modernity with its most recent crises and the efforts to overcome them
 
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Alternative Names
Ellis Sandoz American philosopher

Ellis Sandoz Amerikaans politicoloog

Sandoz, George Ellis.

Sandoz, George Ellis 1931-

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A government of laws : political theory, religion, and the American foundingThe Voegelinian revolution : a biographical introductionThe Roots of liberty : Magna Carta, ancient constitution, and the Anglo-American tradition of rule of lawPolitical sermons of the American founding era, 1730-1805Autobiographical reflectionsHistory of political ideasThe collected works of Eric VoegelinPolitical sermons of the American founding era, 1730-1805