Hans Kelsen on Dante Alighieris Political Philosophy


<it>Hans Kelsen’s first book was a thorough investigation of Dante’s</it> The Monarchia. <it>Why did Kelsen become interested in medieval political theory? This article deals with Kelsen’s treatment of Dante’s political philosophy and asks what one can infer from Kelsen’s reading of Dante for the intellectual development of the young Kelsen and his further research interests and philosophical convictions</it>.