Category Archives: Martin Luther

Chapter Eight

Chapter Eight is now done. It needed work in two main areas – expanding and developing the treatment of Luther; and dramatically cutting down the discussion of King Lear. The Lear material might make a journal article in its expanded … Continue reading

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Posted in Giovanni Botero, Jean Bodin, Martin Luther, Michel Foucault, Neil Brenner, Niccolò Machiavelli, Philipp Melanchthon, The Birth of Territory | 1 Comment

Territory book update

Last week felt like a really important step forward with The Birth of Territory manuscript. This week has been less dramatic, but good progress again. The discussion of Grotius and Selden now forms a brief coda to Chapter Seven which … Continue reading

Posted in Hugo Grotius, John Locke, Martin Luther, Nicholas of Cusa, Robert Filmer, Territory, The Birth of Territory, Walter Benjamin | 2 Comments

Territory book progress

I’ve been making slow but steady progress on chapter nine of my territory book. A lot of this has been checking minor details in libraries, including original language sources such as the Latin for a few quotes from Newton’s Principia … Continue reading

Posted in Andreas Knichen, Bartolus of Sassoferrato, Bogislaw Philipp von Chemnitz, Gottfried Leibniz, Henri de Boulainviller, Isaac Newton, James Harrington, Jean Bodin, Johannes Althusius, Johannes Hertius, Martin Luther, Michel Foucault, Philipp Melanchthon, Samuel Pufendorf, Territory, The Birth of Territory | 3 Comments