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Nederman, Cary J.

Overview
Works: 49 works in 255 publications in 2 languages and 8,592 library holdings
Genres: History  Church history  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, 072, Author of introduction, Creator, Translator
Classifications: BT1319, 273.6
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Most widely held works by Cary J Nederman
Heresy in transition transforming ideas of heresy in medieval and early modern Europe by Ian Hunter( )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 1,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The essays in this volume offer readers a unique insight into the changing concepts of heresy from the Middle Ages to the early modern period, c.1100 to c.1800. The contributors explore the role of nationalism and linguistic identity in constructions of heresy, its analogies with treason and madness, the role of class and status in the responses to heresy, and provide insights into the roots of the historicization of heresy
Lineages of European political thought explorations along the medieval/modern divide from John of Salisbury to Hegel by Cary J Nederman( )
10 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Beyond the persecuting society : religious toleration before the Enlightenment by John Christian Laursen( Book )
11 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"There is a Myth - easily shattered - that Western societies since the Enlightenment have been dedicated to the ideal of protecting the differences between individuals and groups, and another - too readily accepted - that before the rise of secularism in the modern period, intolerance and persecution held sway throughout Europe. In Beyond the Persecuting Society John Christian Laursen, Cary J. Nederman, and nine other scholars dismantle this second generalization. If intolerance and religious persecution have been at the root of some of the greatest suffering in human history, it is nevertheless the case that toleration was practiced and theorized in medieval and early modern Europe on a scale few have realized."--BOOK JACKET. "Beyond the Persecuting Society constructs a mosaic of pieces of the history of toleration in the Middle Ages, the long sixteenth century, and the seventeenth century. Christians and Jews, the English, French, Germans, Dutch, Swiss, Italians, and Spanish had their proponents of and experiments with tolerance well before John Locke penned his famous Letter Concerning Toleration, the authors demonstrate. Moving from Abelard to Aphra Behn, from the apology for the gentiles of the fourteenth-century Talmudic scholar Menahem ben Solomon Ha-Me'iri to the rejection of intolerance in the "New Israel" of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, Beyond the Persecuting Society offers a detailed and decisive correction to a vision of the past as any less complex in its embrace and abhorrence of diversity than the present."--Jacket
Policraticus : of the frivolities of courtiers and the footprints of philosophers by John( Book )
26 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John of Salisbury (c. 1115-1180) was the foremost political theorist of his age. He was trained in scholastic theology and philosophy at Paris, and his writings are invaluable for summarizing many of the metaphysical speculations of his time. The Policraticus is his main work, and is regarded as the first complete work of political theory to be written in the Latin Middle Ages. Cary Nederman's new edition and translation, currently the only version available in English, is primarily aimed at undergraduate students of the history of political thought and medieval history. His new translation shows how important this text is in understanding the mores, forms of conduct and beliefs of the most powerful and learned segments of twelfth century Western Europe
Talking democracy : historical perspectives on rhetoric and democracy ( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
But for all this emphasis on the discursive and historical dimensions of democracy, these theorists have generally neglected the rich resources available in the history of rhetorical theory and practice. It is the purpose of Talking Democracy to resurrect this history and show how attention to rhetoric can help lead to a better understanding of both the strengths and limitations of current theories of deliberative democracy."--BOOK JACKET
A companion to Marsilius of Padua by Gerson Moreno-Riaño( )
12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Containing the latest scholarship by an international group of scholars, this book provides an essential guide both to the life and works of Marsilius of Padua as well as to the leading interpretive debates surrounding one of the greatest thinkers of the Latin Middle Ages
Worlds of difference : European discourses of toleration, c. 1100-c. 1550 by Cary J Nederman( Book )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writings on the Empire : Defensor minor and De translatione Imperii by Marsilius( Book )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Medieval political theory : a reader : the quest for the body politic, 1100-1400 ( Book )
11 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Difference and dissent : theories of toleration in medieval and early modern Europe ( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Political thought in early fourteenth-century England : treatises by Walter of Milemete, William of Pagula, and William of Ockham by Walter( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These treatises offer important insight into such matters as the extent of the king's power in the fourteenth century and earlier, the relationship between church and state, and the particular duties of the ruler toward various of his subjects
Medieval Aristotelianism and its limits : classical traditions in moral and political philosophy, 12th-15th centuries by Cary J Nederman( Book )
12 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Community and consent : the secular political theory of Marsiglio of Padua's Defensor pacis by Cary J Nederman( Book )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Machiavelli : a beginner's guide by Cary J Nederman( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Machiavelli has been among the most commented upon, criticized and feared thinkers of the modern world. Infamous for his support of brutality and repression as valid political instruments, he is often portrayed as the pantomime villain of political theorists. In this whirlwind tour of Machiavelli's writings and eventful life, Nederman highlights the complexities in his thought, highlighting that he advocated democracy as much as dictatorship, debate as much as violence, depending upon prevailing political conditions. Cary J. Nederman is professor of political science at Texas A&M University
Rhetoric and renewal in the Latin West 1100-1540 : essays in honour of John O. Ward ( Book )
10 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John of Salisbury by Cary J Nederman( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Western political thought in dialogue with Asia by Takashi Shōgimen( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Given the rise of globalization and coinciding increase in cultural clashes among diverse nations, it has become eminently clear to scholars of political thought that there exists a critical gap in the knowledge of non-Western philosophies and how Western thought has been influenced by them. This gap has led to a severely diminished capacity of both state and nonstate actors to communicate effectively on a global scale. The political theorists, area scholars, and intellectual historians gathered here by Takashi Shogimen and Cary J. Nederman examine the exchange of political ideas between Europe and Asia from the Middle Ages to the early twentieth century. They establish the need for comparative political thought, showing that in order to fully grasp the origins and achievements of the West, historians of political thought must incorporate Asian political discourse and ideas into their understanding. By engaging in comparative studies, this volume proves the necessity of a cross-disciplinary approach in guiding the study of the global history of political thought
Princely virtues in the Middle Ages, 1200-1500 ( Book )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Speculum sermonis : interdisciplinary reflections on the medieval sermon ( Book )
9 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mind matters : studies of medieval and early modern intellectual history in honour of Marcia Colish by Cary J Nederman( Book )
11 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Polish and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marcia Colish is one of the most influential scholars of the history of medieval and early-modern thought, the author of numerous books and scores of articles in the field, as well as a pioneering President of the Medieval Academy of America. This volume honours her accomplishments with papers by her many colleagues, friends and former students, who are themselves prominent scholars from across a range of disciplines. The chapters are diverse chronologically and topically, yet they are all stimulated by themes that Prof. Colish has explored during her long and distinguished career. They address the richness of European intellectual history between the twelfth and the sixteenth centuries, treating the multiple heritages of philosophy, theology, political theory, historiography, classical reception, and many other subjects to which her scholarship extends. The volume demonstrates the power of ideas in the development of European history generally, revealing that the careful study of the works of the 'mind' does indeed 'matter'
 
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Polish (1)
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