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Friends and citizens : essays in honor of Wilson Carey McWilliams

Author: Wilson C McWilliams; Peter Dennis Bathory; Nancy L Schwartz
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of essays that honour Wilson Carey McWilliams as a leader and scholar. The 14 essays pay tribute to him as a friend and citizen and seek to share their understanding of  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Friends and citizens.
Lanham, Md. : Rowan & Littlefield, ©2001
(OCoLC)606426926
Online version:
Friends and citizens.
Lanham, Md. : Rowan & Littlefield, ©2001
(OCoLC)608570700
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilson C McWilliams; Peter Dennis Bathory; Nancy L Schwartz
ISBN: 0847697460 9780847697465
OCLC Number: 43913090
Description: xiii, 311 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: What Wilson Carey McWilliams saw in America / Patrick J. Deneen and Joseph Romance --
FIRST THINGS (THE PROBLEM OF HUMAN PRIDE): Political philosophy's response to the challenge of creation / Thomas L. Pangle --
FRIENDSHIP AND FRATERNITY (OVERCOMING PRIDE): Friendship and politics: ancient and American / Patrick J. Deneen --
Politics and friendship in the Adams-Jefferson correspondence / Jean M. Yarbrough --
Politics and friendship: Martin Van Buren and Andrew Jackson / Marc Landy --
Seeing differently and seeing further: Rousseau and Tocqueville / Tracy B. Strong --
"Damn your eyes!" Thoreau on (male) friendship in America / Norman Jacobson --
Jane Addams and democratic citizenship / Bob Pepperman Taylor --
CITIZENS (ARISTOCRATIC AND DEMOCRATIC): The natural history of citizenship / Dennis Hale --
Political parties, the Constitution, and popular sovereignty / Sidney M. Milkis --
Lincoln and the politics of refounding / Joseph Romance --
The ordinary hero and American democracy / Gerald M. Pomper --
Wilson Carey McWilliams and communitarianism / Mac McCorkle and David E. Price --
From community theory to democratic practice / Edward A. Schwartz --
CONCLUSION (VIRTUE AND DEMOCRACY): Majority tyranny in Aristotle and Tocqueville / Harvey C. Mansfield.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Dennis Bathory and Nancy L. Schwartz.

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For those of us who know Carey McWilliams, these artfully written essays are a richly deserved tribute to one of our nation's most important voices. As exceptionalism defines America, so too does Read more...

 
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