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Politics and the Passions, 1500-1850
Edited by Victoria Kahn, Neil Saccamano, & Daniela Coli

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Introduction by VICTORIA KAHN AND NEIL SACCAMANO 1
Tempering the Grandi's Appetite to Oppress: The Dedication by and Intention of Machiavelli's Discourses by JOHN P. MCCORMICK 7
Difficult Engagements: Private Passion and Public Service in by Montaigne's Essais by TIMOTHY HAMPTON 30
The Bachelor State: Philosophy and Sovereignty in Bacon's by New Atlantis by JOHN GUILLORY 49
Hobbes's Revolution by DANIELA COLI 75
Happy Tears: Baroque Politics in Descartes's Passions de l'âme by VICTORIA KAHN 93
The Desire to Live: Spinoza's Ethics under Pressure by JUDITH BUTLER 111
A Mind for Passion: Locke and Hutcheson on Desire by NANCY ARMSTRONG AND LEONARD TENNENHOUSE 131
Rousseau's Quarrel with Gratitude by PATRICK COLEMAN 151
Parting with Prejudice: Hume, Identity, and Aesthetic by Universality by NEIL SACCAMANO 175
Vico, "Tenderness," and "Barbarism" by RICCARDO CAPORALI 196
Kant and the Relegation of the Passions by HOWARD CAYGILL 217
Beliefs and Emotions (from Stanley Fish to Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill) by FRANCES FERGUSON 231
Contributors 251
Notes 253
Index 311

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