The Political Theory Of The American Founding

Author: Thomas G. West
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 110714048X
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This book provides a complete overview of the Founders' natural rights theory and its policy implications.

Arendt On Freedom Liberation And Revolution

Author: Kei Hiruta
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3030116956
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This edited volume focuses on what Hannah Arendt famously called “the raison d’être of politics”: freedom. The unique collection of essays clarifies her flagship idea of political freedom in relation to other key Arendtian themes such as liberation, revolution, civil disobedience, and the right to have rights. In addressing these, contributors to this volume juxtapose Arendt with a number of thinkers from Isaiah Berlin, John Rawls and Philip Pettit to Karl Marx, Frantz Fanon and Geoffroy de Lagasnerie. They also consider the continuing relevance of Arendt’s work to some of the most dramatic events in recent years, including the current global refugee crisis, the Arab uprisings of the 2010s, and the ongoing crisis of liberal democracy in the West and beyond. Contributors include Keith Breen, Joan Cocks, Tal Correm, Christian J. Emden, Patrick Hayden, Kei Hiruta, Anthony F. Lang Jr., Shmuel Lederman, Miriam Leonard, Natasha Saunders, William Smith, and Shiyu Zhang.

The Second Creation

Author: Jonathan Gienapp
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674185048
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Americans widely believe that the U.S. Constitution was almost wholly created when it was drafted in 1787 and ratified in 1788. Jonathan Gienapp recovers the unknown story of the Constitution’s second creation in the decade after its adoption—a story with explosive implications for current debates over constitutional originalism and interpretation.

Compromise And The American Founding

Author: Alin Fumurescu
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108415873
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An original interpretation of 'the people's two bodies' that illuminates the opposite attitudes toward compromise throughout the American founding.

History Of American Political Thought

Author: Bryan-Paul Frost
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1498558704
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Revised and updated, this long-awaited second edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the most important American statesmen, activists, and writers regardless of the historical era or political persuasion.

America History And Life

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Article abstracts and citations of reviews and dissertations covering the United States and Canada.

Challenges To The American Founding

Author: Ronald J. Pestritto
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ISBN: 9780739108710
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American politics in the twentieth century and beyond represents a sharp departure from the political vision of the American founders. This volume looks to the roots of this departure in the political ideas of nineteenth-century America, where the first substantial challenges to the founders' thought arose.