Reason and republicanism: Thomas Jefferson's legacy of liberty

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Rowman & Littlefield, 1997 - Biography & Autobiography - 325 pages
An international collection of the world's most distinguished historians and political philosophers takes a fresh look at the political, legal, and philosophical contributions of Thomas Jefferson. The insightful essays analyze and illuminate the sophisticated layers of the political and legal thought of America's most influential and intellectually complex founder. With contributors who include Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, Morton J. Frisch, Paul A. Rahe, James R. Stoner, Robert K. Faulkner, John Zvesper, Howard Temperley, Robert A. Rutland, Raoul Berger, Colin Bonwick, Peter J. Parish, Jeffrey Leigh Sedgewick, J. R. Pole, Richard King, and Jean M. Yarborough, this is essential reading for historians and political philosophers.

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Contents

Jefferson on Liberal Natural Rights
15
Jefferson and the Enlightened Science of Liberty
31
Jeffersons Machiavellian Moment
53
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

McDowell is Director of the Institute of United States Studies, University of London.

Sharon L. Noble is Research Associate at the Institute of United States Studies at the University of London.