Date of Award

Fall 12-2016

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Departments/Programs

English

First Advisor

Lynne Greenberg

Second Advisor

Marlene Hennessy

Academic Program Adviser

Janet Neary

Abstract

A summation of the influences behind Milton's Natural Law theory as found in the works of Aristotle, Grotius, Hobbes, and Thomas Aquinas. The essay's intent is to uncover this important thread that runs through both Milton's Poetic Verse as well as his Polemic tracts.

 
 

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