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From Unity to Fragmentation

The Metamorphosis of Political Philosophy, History and Memory

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Die sprachliche Formierung der politischen Moderne

Part of the book series: Politisches Denken und literarische Form ((PDLF,volume 1))


Thinking of the Renaissance it is inevitably culture, paintings, architecture, sculptures that come to mind. It is also a period that marks the appearance of significant new trends in political thought. From a historical perspective, however, what is striking about the Renaissance is first of all the near impossibility to draw its limits in time and space: the Renaissance is a European phenomenon, but beyond that it took various forms in different countries, and, what is more striking, occurred at distinct time periods, thus it is far from simple to offer a clear definition of this complex experience we call the Renaissance.

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Hidalgo, O. (2015). From Unity to Fragmentation. In: Hidalgo, O., Nonnenmacher, K. (eds) Die sprachliche Formierung der politischen Moderne. Politisches Denken und literarische Form, vol 1. Springer VS, Wiesbaden.

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