The Social Contract in America: From the Revolution to the Present Age
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BeschreibungBecause most Americans believe that government requires the consent of the governed, the idea of the social contract may come as close to a public philosophy as we've ever had. This book examines the role of the social contract across the entire sweep of American history, well beyond the Revolution and Founding periods.
PortraitMark Hulliung is Richard Koret Professor of the History of Ideas at Brandeis University and author of five other books, including most recently Citizens and Citoyens: Republicans and Liberals in America and France.
Untertitel: 'American Political Thought (Un'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV PR OF KANSAS
Erscheinungsdatum: September 2007
Seitenanzahl: 256 Seiten