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French political philosopher who advocated the separation of executive and legislative and judicial powers (1689-1755)

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As, Montesquieu explained, 'There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of the law and in the name of justice'.
Il s'agit donc d'une question bien plus politique que juridique'', souligne le juriste dans un article intitule Affaire du Sahara : c'est Montesquieu qu'on assassine
For example, Levy's interpretive disagreement with Paul Rahe on how to read Montesquieu would make for an outstanding class topic.
seraglio schematic to which Montesquieu points in his "Quelques
Two interchapters, one on Montesquieu, the second on Rousseau's vexed rendition of the nation state and the foreign, develop the specific political contours of those immanent threats.
Robbins presents students, academics, and researchers with an examination of the variety of conceptualizations of the political and the social vying for dominance in the intellectual tradition of Western Europe, through analysis of the works of Bourdieu, Aron, Morgenthau, Boas, Durkheim, Comte, and Montesquieu.
Nesse sentido, este estudo constitui-se em um exercicio de relacoes entre duas obras literarias, Cartas Persas, de Montesquieu (1689-1755), e Guia Politicamente Incorreto da Filosofia--Ensaio de Ironia, de Ponde (2012), que podem auxiliar na compreensao dos momentos historicos em que foram redigidas.
This essay then challenges these presuppositions by way of critically examining the relationship between property, law and the state from the writings of great theorists of the Enlightenment (Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau and Adam Smith) preceding A.
A case in point is Francoise Etienvre's "Montesquieu y Voltaire: sus visions de Espana" which goes far beyond the well-known diatribes against Spain contained in the Peltres persanes or in Le Siecle de Louis XIV to explore the philosophes' oeuvre, showing the extent to which Spain informed a comparative view of France and Spain in texts such as Montesquieu's Mes pensees, in which Montesquieu ponders what the outcome might have been had Descartes gone to Mexico a hundred years before Cortez, or how Voltaire is equally critical of Spain's expulsion of the Moors and France's ejection of the Huguenots, offering a more nuanced view of the French critique of Spain.
Tal como reconoce el propio Montesquieu, este escrito de juventud no se compara con las obras maestras de su pensamiento ni tampoco revela lo esencial de el.
Taking the Baron de Montesquieu as a kind of guide, Manent proposes a new science of political forms, a term that he distinguishes rigorously from the regime.
Political scientist Hall views the family as the root of social individualism that can resist political extremism from either side and advocates family forms facilitating the social individualism that Edmund Burke and Montesquieu believe to be the foundation for political moderation.
McDaniel posits Ferguson's thought as in many ways in direct opposition to that of Montesquieu who in his discussion of commerce notably suggested that there were certain features of modernity that rendered maxims (and pathologies) of ancient politics anachronistic in the contemporary era.
Si bien la fuente principal de los conocimientos de Montesquieu sobre China parece haber sido, segun sus propias palabras, la obra del jesuita Du Halde, Description de la Chine, autores posteriores han cuestionado la validez de esta afirmacion.
For example, Voltaire and Montesquieu made systematic attempts to incorporate China in separate ways.