Maistre


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Maistre

(French mɛstrə)
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(Biography) Josephe de (ʒozɛf də). 1753–1821, French writer and diplomat, noted for his extreme reactionary views, expounded in such works as Les Soirées de St Petersbourg (1821)
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Fourthly, it would have been senseless to wish to take captive the Emperor, kings, and dukes- whose capture would have been in the highest degree embarrassing for the Russians, as the most adroit diplomatists of the time (Joseph de Maistre and others) recognized.
If Maistre were truly Hobbesian, why not combine temporal and spiritual sovereignty in one, since the grounds and consequences of sovereignty are the same in both spheres?
A BLACK PATRIOT AND A WHITE PRIEST: ANDRE CAILLOUX AND CLAUDE PASCHAL MAISTRE IN CIVIL WAR NEW ORLEANS By Stephen J.
Joseph de Maistre, who preached that the whole era was Providence's bloody reckoning, declared to the statesmen of the Restoration, "You wish to build and the ground is still trembling.
If it's true that, as Joseph de Maistre said, every country has the government it deserves, we're one sorry lot.
The volume covers a wide spectrum of topics from the Journaux intimes, through art criticism and colour theory, to Baudelaire's relationship with Emerson, Carlyle, Maistre, and Ferrari.
Recalling its debt to and divergence from European forms of conservatism, this rich anthology, edited by Muller, a professor of history at the Catholic University of America, throws "historical and cross-cultural light" on conservative thinkers from Edmund Burke (1729-97) and Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821) through such contemporaries and near-contemporaries as Michael Oakeshott (1901-90), Irving Kristol, and Edward Banfield.
Plenty of variety here, ranging from animated performances of Josquin's canonic Faute d'argent, Janequin's onomatopoeic Or vien, ca vien and Le chant des oiseaux and Sermisy's lively La, la, maistre Pierre to elegant readings of Le Jeune's carefully measured Ce n'est que fiel and Arcadelt's poised settings of two poems by Joachim du Bellay.
They include "Le Petit Chaperin rouge" ("Little Red Riding Hood"), "La Belle au bois dormant" ("Sleeping Beauty"), "Le Maistre Chat; ou Le Chat botte" ("Puss in Boots"), and "La Barbe bleue" ("Bluebeard"), half-forgotten folktales which Perrault retold in a modern style that is simple and free from affectation.
The book purports to weave the works of thinkers as diverse as Joseph de Maistre and Roberto Unger into a coherent tradition of "antiliberalism" and, in so doing, to correct the oft-repeated errors of both historiography and interpretation that run through this tradition.
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To quote French philosopher and diplomat, Joseph de Maistre, 'every nation gets the government it deserves.