moral and political tradition of Rome.

by Donald C. Earl

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The cosmopolitan political tradition defines people not according to nationality, family, or class but as equally worthy citizens of the world.

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These writers “were the first to introduce in America the philosophy of historicism, which advanced the idea that truth (especially moral and political truth) is historically relative to one’s. According to tradition, Rome became a republic in BC.

However, it took a few centuries for Rome to become the great city of popular imagination. At the end of 3rd century Diocletian's political reforms, Rome was deprived of its traditional role of administrative capital of the Empire.

His book, Of the Moral and Civil Primacy of the. (), and Three Rival Versions of Moral Enquiry: Encyclopaedia, Genealogy, and Tradition(). He has made prominent contributions to the history of philosophy, moral philosophy, political theory, philosophy of the social sciences, and philosophy of religion.

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Catholic theology had neglected the subject for centuries. Rome was unprepared to answer the early Reformers' doctrinal challenge. So the Church's initial response was to deflect the debate to the issue of moral and ecclesiastical reforms. Martin Luther was frustrated by Rome's unwillingness to address doctrine—especially justification by faith.

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