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Abington Community Library 320.5209 WILL (Text) 50687011651984 Stacks Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780316480932
  • ISBN: 0316480932
  • Physical Description: xxxvii, 600 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Hachette Books, 2019.

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 541-584) and index.
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The founders' epistemological assertion : they knew what can be known -- The progressives' revision : an emancipation (from natural rights) proclamation -- Progressivism's institutional consequences : the presidency triumphant, the administrative state rampant, Congress dormant -- The judicial supervision of democracy : difficulties with the "counter-majoritarian difficulty" -- Political economy : rescuing the great enrichment from the fatal conceit -- Culture and opportunity : the scissors that shredded old convictions -- The aims of education : talents for praising and for pessimism -- Going abroad : a creedal nation in a world on probation -- Welcoming whirl : conservatism without theism -- Borne back : the quest for a useable past.
Summary, etc.:
"A reflection on American conservatism, examining how the Founders' belief in natural rights created a great American political tradition--one that now finds itself under threat, both from progressives and elements inside the Republican Party"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Conservatism > United States > History.
United States > Politics and government.
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