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Title Vital remnants : America's founding and the Western tradition / edited by Gary L. Gregg II.

Imprint Wilmington, Del. : ISI Books, 1999.


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 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973.4 V83 1999    ---  Available
Description xxx, 347 p. ; 22 cm.
Note Based on lectures presented at a conference held in Williamsburg, Va. in June 1998, sponsored by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Is America an experiment? / Wilfred M. McClay -- Founders as farmers : the Greek Georgic tradition and the founders / Bruce S. Thornton -- Open shutters on the past : Rome and the Founders / E. Christian Kopff -- Virtue and the Constitution : Augustinian theology and the frame of American common sense / Graham Walker -- Natural law, the Constitution, and the theory and practice of judicial review / Robert P. George -- Christianity, the common law, and the Constitution / James R. Stoner, Jr. -- Liberty and license : the American Founding and the Western conception of freedom / Barry Alan Shain -- Founding and the Enlightenment : two theories of sovereignty / Donald W. Livingston -- Revolutions, not made, but prevented : 1776, 1688, and the triumph of the Old Whigs / Bruce Frohnen -- Therapeutic threat to human liberty : pragmatism vs. conservatism on America and the West today / Peter Augustine Lawler.
Subject United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809.
Constitutional history.
Added Author Gregg, Gary L., 1967-
Intercollegiate Studies Institute.
ISBN 1882926315

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