Moral Foundation of Democracy (Walgreen Foundation Lecture)
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Moral Foundation of Democracy (Walgreen Foundation Lecture) by John H. Hallowell

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Published by Univ of Chicago Pr (Tx) .
Written in English


  • Democracy,
  • General,
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political structures: democracy,
  • Sociology

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10192001M
ISBN 100226314138
ISBN 109780226314136

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Welcome to the first of a 10 part series on American democracy. This project started three years ago with conference on “The State of American Democracy” at Oberlin College. The recently published book Democracy Unchained grew from that event. We intend it as a blueprint for rebuilding our democracy, one unburdened from racism, oligarchy. In that great work, Brownson called on Americans to theorize and self-consciously affirm what the Founders had largely presupposed: an “unwritten constitution” rooted in the natural moral law, territorial democracy, and a recognition that the human will is always subordinate to a Higher Law that provides the true ground for opposition to anarchy and despotism alike. BOOK REVIEWS. THE MORAL FOUNDATION OF DEMOCRACY. By John H. Hallowell. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, Pp. ix, $ In December, , the Reece Committee on Tax-Exempt Founda-tions reported that the social sciences in the United States had been cor-.   Democracy relies on foundations of shared truths, because the social contract depends on mutual trust. “This is not who we are,” Joe Biden repeated throughout his campaign.

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