- By Benjamin Constant Dino Cofrancesco Govanni Paoletti

La libertà degli antichi, paragonata a quella dei moderni

  • Title: La libertà degli antichi, paragonata a quella dei moderni
  • Author: Benjamin Constant Dino Cofrancesco Govanni Paoletti
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  • Page: 496
  • Format: Paperback
  • La libert degli antichi paragonata a quella dei moderni Per quanto grande sia la fama dei suoi scritti ancora oggi il nome di Constant legato soprattutto a questo testo in cui sono mirabilmente compendiati tutti i momenti della sua filosofia Dalla prefaz

    Per quanto grande sia la fama dei suoi scritti, ancora oggi il nome di Constant legato soprattutto a questo testo, in cui sono mirabilmente compendiati tutti i momenti della sua filosofia.Dalla prefazione di Dino Cofrancesco

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    1. اگر هر کس بر خود تسلط داشت یا به بیان دیگر احساس های به معنی دقیق اش بر او تسلط داشت ،و اگر طبیعت چنین خواسته بود که این احساس ها بر تاثیر ایده هاچیره باشند یا این تاثیر را متوازن کنند،به هیچ کمال یابندگی امید نمی رفت.و ما هر آن چه هستیم در آینده خواهیم بود.اما بر عکس چنان چه ایده [...]

    2. An almost two hundred year old piece that recognizes the view of liberty between the ancients and moderns of that time was two different things.For a citizen of 1819 Constant writes that 'liberty the right to be subjected only to the laws, and to be neither arrested, detained, put to death or maltreated in any way by the arbitrary will of one or more individuals'For the ancients Constant states 'e complete subjection of the individual to the authority of the community.'You have to read this to r [...]

    3. This appears in Alan Ryan's On Politics as a "sacred text" of politics. It is also a discourse made in 1819, nearly twenty years after the French Revolution against monarchy, fifteen years after Napoleon declared himself emperor, and four years after he was overthrown and the Republic was reinstated, if memory serves. This is a speech that marks the turn towards democracy, for the first time since the fall of the Greek cities, a perspective which the author adresses, bridging two notions of free [...]

    4. De la liberté des anciens comparée à celle des modernes by Benjamin Constant Goede vergelijking tussen oud en 'nieuw', al wist Constant niet welke gruwelen het ene Europa nog te wachten stond; daarin lijkt hij mij idealistisch en dus naïef(al blijkt het liberale idealisme het minst schadelijke). Dat handel oorlog vervangt is een goede zaak, maar mensen blijven desalniettemin serpenten voor elkaar: steeds uit op geweld (in oordelen en veroordelen, in kwaadspraak enz), steeds afgunstig, steeds [...]

    5. I read the English Version.Interesting Quote:"The holders of authorityy to us: what, in the end, is the aim of your efforts, the motive of your labours, the object of all your hopes? Is it not happiness? Well, leave this happiness to us and we shall give it to you. No, Sirs, we must not leave it to them. No matter how touching such a tender commitment may be, let us ask the authorities to keep within their limits. Let them confine themselves to being just. We shall assume the responsibility of b [...]

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