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This new translation might help to average the emphasis usually put upon Maistre's authoritarianism. He expected whatever of the twentieth-century figuring out of the lively position performed through the human brain within the empirical/inductive method used in smooth technological know-how.

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Oxford University D Phil thesis 1995. , Joseph de Maistre: prophete du passe, historien de I'avenir. Paris: Nouvelles Editions Latines 1963. One of the most reliable of the many popular biographies of Maistre in French. Godechot, Jacques, The Counter-Revolution: Doctrine and Action, 1789-1804. New York: Howard Fertig 1971. Includes English and German writers, but the treatment of French writers adds nothing to Beik. Goyau, Georges, La Pensee religieuse de Joseph de Maistre d'apres des documents inedites.

Milton, John (1608-1674) Great English poet and prose writer. Maistre owned an English edition of his masterpiece, Paradise Lost, as well as French translations. Mohammed (570-632) Founder of Mohammedanism (Islam), a religion characterized by exclusive monotheism. The Koran, the sacred books of Islam, is a written version of his religious visions. Moliere (pen name of Jean Baptise Poquelin) (1622-1673) French comic dramatist. Montesquieu, Charles Louis de Secondat, Baron de (1689-1755) French philosopher and man of letters.

Critical edition by Jean Rebetton. Geneva: Slatkine 1983. Oeuvres completes, 14 vols. Lyon: Vitte 1884—93. Les Soirees de Saint-Petersbourg. Critical edition under the direction of Jean-Louis Darcel Geneva: Slatkine 1993. PRINCIPAL ENGLISH TRANSLATIONS OF MAISTRE'S WORKS Against Rousseau: "On the State of Nature" and "On the Sovereignty of the People". Trans, and edited by Richard A. Lebrun. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press 1996. Considerations on France. Trans. Richard A. Lebrun.

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