Risks for Angels: Doubts About Political Resistance in Montaigne and Hume
Montaigne, Hume, Political Resistance, Philosophy
Nothing seems more natural, right and worthy of moral commendation than a determination to action in the face of injustice and oppression. Contrary to this judgment, however, some conservative philosophers question the merit of such action in almost all cases. Michel de Montaigne, for instance, states:
Original Publication Citation
“Risks for Angels: Doubts about Political Resistance in Montaigne and Hume.” Kritikos Volume 15 (Summer 2018), ISSN 1552-5112.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Mower, Gordon, "Risks for Angels: Doubts About Political Resistance in Montaigne and Hume" (2018). Philosophy Faculty Publications. 8.