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The Mind of James Madison: The Legacy of Classical Republicanism Colleen A. Sheehan

The Mind of James Madison: The Legacy of Classical Republicanism

Colleen A. Sheehan

Published April 30th 2015
ISBN : 9781107029477
Hardcover
294 pages
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This book provides a compelling and incisive portrait of James Madison the scholar and political philosopher. Through extensive historical research and analysis of Madisons heretofore underappreciated 1791 Notes on Government, Madisons scholarlyMoreThis book provides a compelling and incisive portrait of James Madison the scholar and political philosopher. Through extensive historical research and analysis of Madisons heretofore underappreciated 1791 Notes on Government, Madisons scholarly contributions are cast in a new light, yielding a richer, more comprehensive understanding of his political thought than ever before. Tracing Madisons intellectual investigations of republics and philosophers, both ancient and modern, this book invites the reader to understand the pioneering ideas of the greatest American scholar of politics and republicanism and, in the process, to discover anew the vast possibilities and potential of that great experiment in self-government known as the American republic.