Lincoln's Defense of Politics: The Public Man and His Opponents in the Crisis Over Slavery
University of Missouri Press, 2006 - 224 páginas
"Examines six of Lincoln's key opponents (states' rights constitutionalists Alexander H. Stephens, John C. Calhoun, and George Fitzhugh; and abolitionists Henry David Thoreau, William Lloyd Garrison, and Frederick Douglass) to illustrate the broad significance of the slavery question and to highlight the importance of political considerations in public decision making"--Provided by publisher.
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Chapter 2 Stephen ADouglas The Missing Constitutional Basis
Chapter 3 Alexander HStephens SlaverySecessionand the Higher Law
Chapter 4 John CCalhoun The Politics of Interest
Chapter 5 George Fitzhugh The Tur to History
Chapter 6 The Attack on Locke
Part III Abolitionism Natural Justice and Its Limits
Chapter 9 Frederick Douglass Antislavery Constitutionalism and the Problem of Consent
Part IV Conclusion The Case for Politics
Chapter 10 FreedomPolitical and Economic
Chapter 11 Between Legalism and the Higher Law
Chapter 12 Lincoln s Defense of Politics
Epilogue Political Temperament
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Lincoln's Defense of Politics: The Public Man and His Opponents in the ...
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