A hatalom átruházásának tervezete : Diderot kritikája II. Katalin Tervezetéről

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Diderot wrote his Observations sur le Nakaz returning from the Russian Court in 1774. This work shows a radical change in his political thinking: he demands that the monarch should delegate by the legislative power to a national assem bly by her own will. Although he believed to some extent in the czarina’s enlightened reforms before his journey to Saint-Petersburg, in 1774 he attacks the policy of Catherine the Great and thus any kind of absolute power. Reading the sovereign’s Instructions [Nakaz) addressed to her legislative Commission gathered together in 1767 but no more assembling by 1773, at the same time, he contests the ideas of the monarch and the partial,k often abusive use of one of her main sources, the Spirit of Laws by Montesquieu. In our paper, we observe how Diderot outlines the separation of power branches initiated by the sovereign, proposing legislation based on national representation, and also how he condemns the reign of Catherine II, who does not abdicate her absolute power and does not want real reforms in her Empire.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Other title: The project to delegate legislative power : Diderot’s critique about the Instructions of Catherine II
Journal or Publication Title: Jog és irodalom = Recht und Literatur = Droit et litterature
Date: 2011
Volume: 1
ISSN: 2063-3807
ISBN: 978 963 306 142 8
Page Range: pp. 93-98
Series Name: Szegedi Jogász Doktorandusz Konferenciák
Language: Hungarian, English
Diderot Denis
Place of Publication: Szeged
Event Title: Jog és irodalom = Recht und Literatur = Droit et litterature (2010) (Szeged)
Related URLs: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/75048/
Uncontrolled Keywords: Jogtörténet, Politikai gondolkodás - francia - 18. sz., Jogfilozófia
Additional Information: Bibliogr. a lábjegyzetekben ; összefoglalás angol nyelven
Subjects: 05. Social sciences
05. Social sciences > 05.05. Law
Date Deposited: 2022. Mar. 29. 10:25
Last Modified: 2023. Dec. 05. 11:25
URI: http://acta.bibl.u-szeged.hu/id/eprint/75055

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