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Laws, men, and machines : modern American government and the appeal of Newtonian mechanics

Author: Michael Foley
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this groundbreaking contribution to the history of ideas, Michael Foley demonstrates how ideas derived from Newtonian mechanics have pervaded American political life from Independence to the  Read more...

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Named Person: Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton; Isaac Newton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Foley
ISBN: 0415042739 9780415042734
OCLC Number: 22179441
Description: ix, 284 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Newtonian Mechanics and American Constitutionalism 2. The Death of Constitutional Newtonianism? 3. The Perpetuation of Constitutional Mechanics 4. The Presidency, the Congress and the Separation of Paradigms Section 1. The Presidency as a Life Science Section 2. Congress and the Spectre of Mechanics Section 3. The Presidency and Congress in Crisis Conditions 5. A Government of Laws, Men and Mechanics.
Responsibility: Michael Foley.

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