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Fabrice Flückiger deposited L’idéal politique des cantons suisses. Le “De Republica Helvetiorum libri duo” de Josias Simmler (1576) in the group Republicanism on Humanities Commons 11 months, 1 week ago
This paper describes how and why Josias Simmler, a Swiss historian and cleric, celebrates councils and assemblies of the Swiss Cantons in his 1576 “De Republica Helvetiorum” as the only form of governement which is able to preserve the common good and the surest protection against tyranny and misgovernance.
The household as a social formation is being assigned a renewed function in
the provision of social welfare via neoliberal austerity politics. Government inaction regarding
housing provision is forcing millions of young adults into “parental co-habitation”. In
contrast to the dominant ideological view of the family as a school of liberty thr…[Read more]