The Political Theory Of The American Founding

Author: Thomas G. West
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1108179517
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This book provides a complete overview of the American Founders' political theory, covering natural rights, natural law, state of nature, social compact, consent, and the policy implications of these ideas.

The Political Theory Of The American Founding

Author: Thomas G. West
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781316506035
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This book provides a complete overview of the American Founders' political theory, covering natural rights, natural law, state of nature, social compact, consent, and the policy implications of these ideas.

Vindicating The Founders

Author: Thomas G. West
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780847685172
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Describes the myths surrounding the Founding Father's political thought and contrasts their ideas of liberty and equality with today's views.

Natural Rights And The New Republicanism

Author: Michael P. Zuckert
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400821525
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In Natural Rights and the New Republicanism, Michael Zuckert proposes a new view of the political philosophy that lay behind the founding of the United States.

To Secure These Rights

Author: Scott Douglas Gerber
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814730663
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Importantly, the theory advanced in this book - what Gerber calls "liberal originalism" - is neither consistently "liberal" nor consistently "conservative" in the modern conception of those terms.

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.

The Progressive Revolution In Politics And Political Science

Author: John A. Marini
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742549746
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The Progressive Revolution in Politics and Political Science explores the scope, ambition, and effect of the Progressive revolution of a century ago, which relegated the theory and practice of the Founders to an antiquated historical phase.