As if God existed : religion and liberty in the history of Italy / Maurizio Viroli ; translated by Alberto Nones.
Religion and liberty are often thought to be mutual enemies: if religion has a natural ally, it is authoritarianism--not republicanism or democracy. But in this book, Maurizio Viroli, a leading historian of republican political thought, challenges this conventional wisdom. He argues that political e...
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