A TRANSLATION FROM LATIN INTO ENGLISH OF GIAMBATTISTA VICO’S IL DIRITTO UNIVERSALE/UNIVERSAL LAW:
Book One and Book Two

Author: Schaeffer, John D.
Year:2011
Pages:924
ISBN:0-7734-1562-9
978-0-7734-1562-9
Price:499.95
This work, a new translation of Giambattista Vico’s preliminary version The New Science (La Scienza Nuova) gives the reader a complete picture of Vico as a forerunner of constructivist epistemology and a critic of the enlightenment, a significant humanist and culture theorist who influenced, among others, Karl Marx and James Joyce.

Reviews

“to have this first version of Vico’s New Science available in this new translation gives the English reader acess to the full range of Vico’s originality and to his unique philosophy of Roman law.”-Prof. Donald Phillip Verene, Emory University

Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgements

Translator’s Preface

Book I

Synopsis of Universal Law

BOOK I

BOOK II

DISSERTATIONS

Works Cited

Index