Constitutional Ethos

Author: Alexander Tsesis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199359865
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This book develops a theory of constitutional law structured on the public duty to protect individual rights for the general welfare. The maxim of constitutional governance synthesizes the protection of individual and public rights.

For Liberty And Equality

Author: Alexander Tsesis
Publisher: OUP USA
ISBN: 0195379691
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For Liberty and Equality shows how the Declaration of Independence actually worked in each era, and why its influence has been crucial to the development of the American nation and way of life.

Rousseau S Ethics Of Truth

Author: Jason Neidleman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 131722471X
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What did it mean for Rousseau to lead a life dedicated to truth? This book presents Rousseau’s normative account of truthseeking, his account of what human beings must do if they hope to discover the truths essential to human happiness.

Political Liberalism

Author: John Rawls
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231527538
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This book continues and revises the ideas of justice as fairness that John Rawls presented in A Theory of Justice but changes its philosophical interpretation in a fundamental way.

American Character

Author: Colin Woodard
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698181719
Size: 17.40 MB
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In American Character, Colin Woodard traces these two key strands in American politics through the four centuries of the nation’s existence, from the first colonies through the Gilded Age, Great Depression and the present day, and he ...

The Responsive Community

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A MEAGER COMMON GOOD Compared to the ideals of equality, liberty, and
rationality, the notion of a common good is more gingerly embraced in the ethos
of liberalism. For communitarians this is a major concern. Of course many liberal
writers and statesmen have explicitly sought the "public good," "the public interest
," or, as in the preamble to the U. S. Constitution, "the general Welfare." And many
liberals, especially welfare liberals, have insisted that the liberal ideal of
rationality ...

Common Sense

Author: Thomas Paine
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1596051434
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In its time over 600,000 copies of "Common Sense" were circulated through the Colonies. Not one to be politically correct, Thomas Paine and his thoughts were key to starting a revolution.

Achieving Social Justice

Author: Larissa Behrendt
Publisher: Federation Press
ISBN: 9781862874503
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Larissa Behrendt attacks the chasm which has grown between Indigenous lives and aspirations in Australia, and the psychological terra nullius which continues, despite Mabo, to pervade so much of Australia's mythology and policy.

Liberal Fascism

Author: Jonah Goldberg
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141908726
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But what does it really mean? What if the true heirs to fascism were actually those who thought of themselves as being terribly nice and progressive - the liberals? Jonah Goldberg's excoriating, opinion-driving, US bestseller explains why.