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James Madison

Author: Terence Ball
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, England ; Burlington, VT : Aldershot, ©2008.
Series: International library of essays in the history of social and political thought.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

James Madison (1751-1836) - 'the Father of the American Constitution' - was a legal and political thinker of great originality and range. This volume includes essays that explore various facets and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: James Madison; James Madison
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terence Ball
ISBN: 9780754627272 0754627276
OCLC Number: 185095417
Description: xxvii, 514 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction; Part I Life and Times: James Madison, Douglass Adair.; Part II Human Nature and Politics: Madison's analysis of the sources of political authority, Robert J. Morgan; Madison, The Federalist, and the constitutional order: human nature and the institutional structure, Joseph F. Kobylka and Bradley Kent Carter.; Part III The (In)famous 10th Federalist: An economic interpretation of the constitution, Charles A. Beard; The 10th Federalist revisited, Douglass Adair; That politics may be reduces to a science, Douglass Adair; Safety in numbers: Madison, Hume and the 10th Federalist, Edmund S. Morgan; Impartial representation and the extended republic: towards a comprehensive and balanced reading of the 10th Federalist paper, Alan Gibson.; Part IV Republican or Democrat?: The republicanism of James Madison, Neal Riemer; Democracy and The Federalist: a reconsideration of the framers' intent, Martin Diamond; The commercial republic and the pluralist critique of Marxism: an analysis of Martin Diamond's interpretation of Federalist 10, Alan Gibson; A preface to democratic theory, Robert A. Dahl; James Madison: republican or democrat?, Robert A. Dahl.; Part V The Federalist and Federalism: Madison and modern federalism, Jean Yarborough.; Part VI Madison's Bill of Rights: The Madisonian theory of rights, Jack N. Rakove; James Madison and the Bill of Rights: a reluctant paternity, Paul Finkelman.; Part VII Religious Liberty: Madison on the separation of church and state, Irving Brant.; Part VIII Political Parties: The Madisonian systems, John Zvesper; Madison v. Madison: the party essays v. The Federalist papers, Douglas W. Jaenicke.; Part IX Interpreting the Constitution: What's Wrong with 'Original Intent'?: Constitutional interpretation and conceptual change, Terence Ball.
Series Title: International library of essays in the history of social and political thought.
Responsibility: edited by Terence Ball.
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