Erasmus of Rotterdam and Jan Milochovsky: Two Humanistic Conceptions of Christian Political Ethics

Filozofia 65 (10):979-989 (2010)

Vasil Gluchman
Comenius University In Bratislava (Doctorate)
In his Education of a Christian Prince Erasmus applies ancient and Christian virtues to the functions of a Christian prince. Slovak humanist writer Ján Milo- chovský , who new Erasmus’s work, expanded in his Ornamentum Magistratus Politici 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 impact of the latter on the Slovak humanism of the second half of the 17th century, especially in the writings of Ján Milochovský
Keywords Erasmus of Rotterdam  Jan Milochovsky  16th century  17th century  ethics of politics
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