De Leonardo Bruni à Francesco Guicciardini : actualités de l'humanisme civique ?

Yves Sintomer 1
1 CSU - Cultures et sociétés urbaines
CRESPPA - Centre de recherches sociologiques et politiques de Paris
Abstract : The first objective of this issue is to remedy the weakness of the francophone research on Leonardo Bruni and civic humanism and to contribute to a reevaluation of Francesco Guicciardini. Although most Hans Baron's seminal thesis have been convincingly criticized, they remain stimulating: Leonardo Bruni's texts do not reflect the real political order of that time but do embody a civic ideal that systematize and reformulate republicanism. The reinvention of politics that had begun a century before in Florence could therefore have a crucial impact on the development of modern political thought. A careful text analysis shows nevertheless that there is not one unified, but contrasted republicanisms, which differ among others on the social question and on the alternative self-government v. representative government.
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Yves Sintomer. De Leonardo Bruni à Francesco Guicciardini : actualités de l'humanisme civique ? . Raisons politiques, Presses de Science Po, 2009, pp.5-24. ⟨https://www.cairn.info/revue-raisons-politiques-2009-4-page-5.htm⟩. ⟨10.3917/rai.036.0005⟩. ⟨hal-00984737⟩

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