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Title:
Thomas Jefferson : uncovering his unique philosophy and vision
Author:
Holowchak, Mark, 1958-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2014.
Physical Description:
365 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Part I. Jefferson on nature -- "I cannot reason otherwise": Jefferson's cosmos -- Part II. Jefferson on politics -- "Prophecy is one thing, history another": Jefferson's mother principle -- "Turbulent liberty [or] quiet servitude": Jefferson and liberty -- "The earth belongs...to the living": Jefferson on revolution and political renewal -- Part III. Jefferson on morality -- "Not to lean on others": Jefferson on man and morality -- "This faithful, internal monitor": Jefferson on the moral sense -- "The most precious gift of nature": Jefferson on the "natural aristoi" -- Part IV. Jefferson on education -- "Uniting merit with...learning": Jefferson's philosophy of education -- "An utopian dream": Jefferson on primary education for enlightened democracy -- "The ablest...or none at all": Jefferson on secondary education for sensitive meritocracy.
ISBN:
9781616149529
Format :
Book