Maistre: Major Works, Vol. I


Joseph de Maistre is one of the greatest of all reactionary thinkers, and in this volume, three of his principal works are brought together unabridged.

Maistre’s penetrating analysis and relentless counter-attack on the Enlightenment have made him a primary illiberal voice. The three books brought together here are the most important works of theory in his corpus, translated anew in a rendering more faithful to the original French. With an introduction by Thomas F. Bertonneau outlining Maistre’s main objections to liberalism, this is now the definitive edition of the master’s major works.