Virtue Ethics for Women 1250-1500

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This book locates Christine de Pizan's argument that women are virtuous members of the political community within the context of earlier discussions of the relative virtues of men and women. It is the first to explore how women were represented and addressed within medieval discussions of the virtues. It introduces readers to the little studied Speculum Dominarum (Mirror of Ladies), a mirror for a princess, compiled for Jeanne of Navarre, which circulated in the courtly milieu that nurtured Christine. Throwing new light on ...

Virtue Ethics for Women 1250-1500 2013, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789400735828

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Virtue Ethics for Women 1250-1500 2011, Springer, Dordrecht

ISBN-13: 9789400705289

2011 edition

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