Natural Rights And The New Republicanism

Author: Michael P. Zuckert
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400821525
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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 Individualism And Progressivism In American Political Philosophy Volume 29

Author: Ellen Frankel Paul
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107641942
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"For most white Americans,” as James B. McKee observes, "both common sense
and scientific evidence seemed so obvious that one had to accept the prevailing
racial theories whether one's political leanings were conservative or liberal. ... it
would thus seem, was as much characteristic of the political views of the Left as
of the Right—of the principles of late-nineteenth—century Progressivism (or any
other incipient form of socialism) as those inherited from the American Founding.

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 Natural Rights Republic

Author: Michael P. Zuckert
Publisher:
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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 ...

To Secure These Rights

Author: Scott Douglas Gerber
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814730892
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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.

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.