Dilemma of American Political Thought, The

Jeffrey L. Prewitt

Editura: Longman
For junior/senior or graduate-level courses in American Political Thought, Political Theory, or Modern Political Thought in departments of Political Science; courses in American Philosophy in departments of Philosophy; and courses in American Intellectual History in departments of History.This anthology explores the evolutionary development of American political philosophy from the 1600's to the present - with a focus on the interplay between government authority, individual liberty, and private property.
  • Limba : Engleza
  • Cuprins : (NOTE: Each chapter ends with Discussion Questions).

    1. Introduction.

    2. The Colonial Legacy.

    John Winthrop, A Modell of Christian Charity.

    Anne Hutchinson, Statement of Mistress Anne Hutchinson.

    Roger Williams, The Bloudy Tenent of Persecution.

    3. The Pamphlet War.

    Jonathan Mayhew, Concerning Unlimited Submission and Nonresistence to the Higher Powers.

    James Otis, Of the Political and Civil Rights of the British Colonists.

    Martin Howard, Jr., A Letter from a Gentleman at Halifax.

    Thomas Paine, Thoughts on the Present State of American Affairs.

    Abigail Adams, Abigail Adam's Letter to John Adams, March 31, 1776.

    4. Formation of the Nation.

    John Jay, The Federalist No. 2.

    James Madison, The Federalist No. 10.

    Alexander Hamilton, The Federalist No. 21.

    James Madison, The Federalist No. 51.

    Alexander Hamilton, The Fe
  • Data Publicarii : 1996
  • Editie : 1
  • Format : Paperback
  • Numar pagini : 287
  • ISBN : 9780133715927
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