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Eugene A. Forsey : an intellectual biography

Author: Frank Milligan
Publisher: Calgary : University of Calgary Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this unusual biography of one of Canada's most well-known public figures, Milligan traces the intellectual foundations on which Forsey's world-view was constructed. Starting with his middle-class Ottawa upbringing, Forsey's philosophical pilgrimage was the product of a deep allegiance to a Christian social gospel, exposure to the radical politics of the labour movement and the Co-operative Commonwealth  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Milligan, Frank, 1952-
Eugene A. Forsey.
Calgary : University of Calgary Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607232843
Online version:
Milligan, Frank, 1952-
Eugene A. Forsey.
Calgary : University of Calgary Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)608461945
Named Person: Eugene A Forsey; Eugene A Forsey; Eugene Alfred Forsey; Eugene A Forsey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Milligan
ISBN: 1552381188 9781552381182
OCLC Number: 53161742
Description: xiii, 317 pages : portrait ; 23 cm
Contents: The Early Years --
Eugene Forsey and Tory Democracy --
The Roots of Christian Activism --
The Oxford Tradition --
Depression-Era Christianity --
"Real Democracy": 1930-1935 --
Civil Libertarian and the Forces of Reaction --
The Planned Society --
The British Constitutional Tradition.
Responsibility: by Frank Milligan.

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Starting with his middle-class Ottawa upbringing, Forsey's philosophical pilgrimage was the product of a deep allegiance to a Christian social gospel, exposure to the radical politics of the labour  Read more...

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This is no mere collection of family anecdotes and reminiscence, nor is it a volume of collected works, though it does include many pieces of Eugene Forseys writings. It is a scholarly work, Read more...

 
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