The French Right : From De Maistre to Maurras (Roots of the Right : Readings In Fascist, Racist and Elitist Ideology)

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ContributionsJohn Scott McClelland (Editor), John Frears (Translator)
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As with Lyttelton’s Italian Fascisms: From Pareto to Gentile, this is a survey of a number of rightwing writers, here, from France, post-Revolution to ’s part of Steiner’s cool ‘Roots of the Right’ series, which also includes Gobineau Selected Political ’re all deplorable, but we need to learn their ideas anyway, to wit: de Maistre— The original post /5.

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The Extreme Right in France, to the Present surveys the history of a fascinating but contentious political and intellectual tradition. "How blind is not prejudice, even in the most penetrating minds!" Originally written inOn the Pope (Du Pape) was the masterpiece of Count Joseph de Maistre, an extreme right-wing intellectual and an implacable opponent of the French revolution, liberalism, Protestantism, democracy and modern civilisation.The French right: from De Maistre to Maurras / edited and introduced by J.

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A History of Western Political Thought is an energetic and lucid account of the most important political thinkers and the enduring themes of the last two and a half millennia. Written with students of the history of political thought in mind, the book:* traces the development of political thought from Ancient Greece to the late twentieth century* focuses on individual thinkers and texts.

The French Right - *1. McClelland (editor): The French Right from de Maistre to Maurras. (New York: Harper & Row, Pp. $) - 2. John M. J. McClelland is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Nottingham. He has held visiting posts at the University of Indiana at Bloomington and Sacramental State University, California.

His previous publications include The French Right: From De Maistre to Maurras. The French Right: from de Maistre to Maurras, edited and introduced by J.S.

McClelland Critics of the Enlightenment: readings in the French counter-revolutionary tradition, edited and translated by Christopher Olaf Blum These are two good anthologies of writings by leaders of the French counter-revolutionary movement.

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I've encountered the claim that Joseph de Maistre was a proto-fascist. Is there any validity to this. I'm fairly knowledgeable about the history of Fascism and the development of right-wing French political thought (and undertook a fairly substantial research project this year on the different schools of thought on the French right from the.

I love these little ‘Roots of the Right’ books—concise presentations of otherwise turgid rightwing pseudo-theory, distilled down to the essence so that we reasonable persons might learn the enemy. (I’ve quite enjoyed Italian Fascisms from Pareto to Gentile and The French Right from de Maistre to Maurras.

(The series has volumes on /5(3). Charles Maurras was a leading figure of the anti-democratic right in France for more than 50 years, and his highly polemical paper, Action française, was bitterly critical of everything the.

McClelland is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Nottingham. He has held visiting posts at the University of Indiana at Bloomington and Sacramental State University, California. His previous publications include The French Right: From De Maistre to Maurras. His book fromRomantisme et Révolution, shows that for Maurras the two words were equivalent.

So he immediately decrees that Romanticism is individualist, anarchist, revolutionary all at once, and moreover that it is totally “boche” [Translator’s note: a French ethnic slur referring to Germans] or “Germano-Semitic.”.

John S. McClelland is the author of A History of Western Political Thought ( avg rating, 63 ratings, 4 reviews), The French Right ( avg rating, 9 /5(7). Charles Maurras on the French Revolution.

Annotation. A classical scholar and militant atheist and anti–Semite, Charles Maurras (–) became involved in politics during the Dreyfus Affair (–) when he founded a group known as Action Française. He believed that as a result of the Revolution, France had become dominated by.

The French Right: from de Maistre to Maurras edited by J. McClelland. Italian Fascisms edited by Adrian Lyttelton. The Meaning of Conservatism by Roger Scruton. The New Science of Politics by Eric Voegelin.

On Divorce by Louis de Bonald (the original, not me) The Person and the Common Good by Jacques Maritain. The Philosophy of Right by G. The burden of Maistre’s philosophy is a full-scale attack on reason as preached by the eighteenth-century philosophes, and it owes a debt both to the new sense of nationhood that arose, at any rate in France, as a result of the revolutionary wars, and to Burke’s denunciation of the French Revolution and of timeless, universal rights and.

Joseph de Maistre, (born April 1,Chambéry, France—died FebruTurin, kingdom of Sardinia [Italy]), French polemical author, moralist, and diplomat who, after being uprooted by the French Revolution inbecame a great exponent of the conservative tradition.

Maistre studied with the Jesuits and became a member of the Savoy Senate infollowing the civil career of. Republican blunders drove French Catholics into the arms of the Holy Father and the Bourbon pretenders.

Maistre’s initial reaction to republican government was to call for a “robust authoritarianism.” Only divine right monarchy could overcome human depravity. However, Napoleon caused Maistre to reconsider his approval of absolutism. The French Right: From De Maistre to Maurras (Roots of the Right: Readings In Fascist, Racist and Elitist Ideology) by J.

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The French far right has two ideological sources, two streams that irrigate it. respected reactionary thinkers like Chateaubriand and de Maistre who began, as it were, a right wing narrative. Abstract. Poulat Emile.

McClelland (J.S.) éd The French Right, from de Maistre to Maurras. In: Archives de sociologie des religions, n°34, p. Joseph de Maistre and Open Obscurantism This is a lightly edited transcript of a recording in Isaiah Berlin’s papers.

This was the third of the four Woodbridge Lectures, ‘Two Enemies of the Enlightenment’ (Hamann and Maistre), delivered on 25–8 October at the Harkness Theater, Columbia University.

No attempt has been made to. Action française (French pronunciation: [aksjɔ̃ fʁɑ̃sɛːz], AF; English: French Action) is a French far-right monarchist political movement.

The name was also given to a journal associated with the movement. The movement and the journal were founded by Maurice Pujo and Henri Vaugeois inas a nationalist reaction against the intervention of left-wing intellectuals on the behalf of.

Charles Maurras synonyms, Charles Maurras pronunciation, Charles Maurras translation, English dictionary definition of Charles Maurras. n Charles. –, French writer and political theorist, who founded the extreme right-wing group L'Action Français: sentenced to life imprisonment for.

Charles Maurras, in full Charles-Marie-Photius Maurras, (born ApMartigues, France—died NovemTours), French writer and political theorist, a major intellectual influence in early 20th-century Europe whose “integral nationalism” anticipated some of the ideas of fascism.

Maurras was born of a Royalist and Roman Catholic family. But certain French intellectuals never accepted these principles. After the revolution the likes of Louis de Bonald, Joseph de Maistre and Pierre-Simon Ballanche advocated the restoration of the. An illustration of an open book.

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Incidentally, I have been reading about this very thing throughout this year and I know just the perfect author for you. Isaiah Berlin was a renowned naturalized British philosopher (originally from Latvia) and historian of ideas who wrote extensively about intellectual and philosophical trends in Western history, with a particular emphasis on the Enlightenment, Counter-Enlightenment.

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