Dutiful Correspondent: Philosophical Essays on Thomas Jefferson

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Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Oct 26, 2012 - Philosophy - 310 pages
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In a series of essays that examine Thomas Jefferson’s own writings, Holowchak investigates the always profound and often provocative ideas of this founding father. Dutiful Correspondent explores Thomas Jefferson as a philosopher in his own right. Holowchak expands our view of Jefferson by examining his own words on issues such as race, politics, ethics, education, and the intersection of philosophy and science.
 

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Contents

Jeffersons Political Philosophy
27
Jefferson and Ancient Thinking
69
Jefferson on Philosophy and Science
111
Jefferson and Ethics
157
Jefferson on Race
201
Education and the Good Life
251
Index
271
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M. Andrew Holowchak is assistant professor of philosophy at Rider University and author or editor of numerous books, including Critical Reasoning and Philosophy 2nd edition (R&L 2011).

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