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Confessors: Courtiers and Prophets?

Nicole Reinhardt

in Voices of Conscience: Royal Confessors and Political Counsel in Seventeenth-Century Spain and France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198703686
eISBN:
9780191772856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703686.003.0012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Despite Bellarmine’s authoritative template for royal confessors, the practical experience raised deeper anxieties over how to survive as voices of conscience in the adverse environment of ... More


New Syntheses 1600–1620: Keckermann, Vossius, and Caussin

Peter Mack

in A History of Renaissance Rhetoric 1380-1620

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199597284
eISBN:
9780191804588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199597284.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses three seventeenth-century authors and their contributions to the development of renaissance rhetoric. These are Bartholomaeus Keckermann (1571–1609), Gerardus Vossius ... More


Being Seneca—Stoic Lessons

Nicole Reinhardt

in Voices of Conscience: Royal Confessors and Political Counsel in Seventeenth-Century Spain and France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198703686
eISBN:
9780191772856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703686.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Seneca is the second model Caussin explored as an example to guide royal confessors in their role as royal counsellors. In doing so, he drew out the parallels between the fate of the Stoic ... More


On the Celibate Life Freely Chosen, or Life Without Commitments

in A Woman Who Defends All the Persons of Her Sex: Selected Philosophical and Moral Writings

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226779201
eISBN:
9780226779232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226779232.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

In On the Celibate Life Freely Chosen, or Life without Commitments, Gabrielle Suchon aims to demonstrate the orthodoxy of the neutral life, specifically proposing a third way for women who aspire to ... More


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Neil Kenny

in Death and Tenses: Posthumous Presence in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198754039
eISBN:
9780191815782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198754039.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Part II showed that tenses were fundamental to early modern rituals of dying, burying, and mourning. One strand within such rituals was the representation of the actions and words that the deceased ... More


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