The Nature Of Rights At The American Founding And Beyond

Author: Barry Alan Shain
Publisher: University of Virginia Press
ISBN: 9780813926667
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Beginning with the arresting transformation in the grounding of rights prompted by the American War of Independence, the volume moves through what the contributors describe as the "Founders’ Bill of Rights" to the "second" Bill of Rights ...

Natural Rights And The New Republicanism

Author: Michael P. Zuckert
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9781400821525
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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.

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.

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.

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 ...