The American Founding And The Social Compact

Author: Ronald J. Pestritto
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739106655
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As this volume so convincingly argues, an understanding of social compact theory is essential for understanding the Founders' ideas about human nature, government and politics.

Natural Rights And The New Republicanism

Author: Michael P. Zuckert
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400821525
Size: 36.27 MB
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The ultimate aim remains the same: elucidating the American founding; as they
might say in Hollywood, this book is the “prequel” to the one originally planned.
The thesis of the original book can be quickly and easily put: with the American
founding emerged a new kind of politics constituted by a new commitment to the
philosophy of natural rights and dedicated to a new kind of republicanism based
thereon. In a sense, that remains the thesis of the present book, although only a
little is ...

Natural Rights And The Right To Choose

Author: Hadley Arkes
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521812184
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This book argues that the 'right to abortion' has shifted American politics away from the doctrine of natural rights held by the Founders.

The Natural Rights Republic

Author: Michael P. Zuckert
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By emphasizing the political philosophy -- as opposed political science -- underlying the founding of the United States, Zuckert breaks new ground in the field of America political science and sends the contemporary debates about redefining ...

Liberty State Union

Author: Luigi Marco Bassani
Publisher: Mercer University Press
ISBN: 0881461865
Size: 60.70 MB
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Bassani surveys Jefferson's views on the rights of man and state's rights — the core of all his political ideas.

Konomische Theorie Der Demokratie

Author: Anthony Downs
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783165290523
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English summary: It was Anthony Downs' objective to create a model dealing with voter and government behavior.