ERASMUS OF ROTTERDAM AND JAN MILOCHOVSKY: TWO HUMANISTIC CONCEPTIONS OF CHRISTIAN POLITICAL ETHICS (Erazmus Rotterdamsky a Jan Milochovsky: Dve humanisticke koncepcie krestanskej etiky politiky)
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In his Education of a Christian Prince (1516) Erasmus applies ancient and Christian virtues to the functions of a Christian prince. Slovak humanist writer Jan Milochovsky (1630 - 1684), who expanded new Erasmus's work in his Ornamentum Magistratus Politici (1678) the scope of the ethical and moral functions of a prince, focusing on three fundamental virtues: piety, justice and tolerance. The paper offers an analysis of Erasmus's political ethics and examines the later impact on the Slovak humanism of the second half of the 17th century, especially in the writings of Jan Milochovsky.
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