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Natural Rights Individualism and Progressivism in American P

Un libro in lingua di Ellen Frankel Paul edito da CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2012

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"In 1776, the American Declaration of Independence appealed to "the Laws of nature and of Nature's God" and affirmed "these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness . . . ." In 1935, John Dewey, professor of philosophy at Columbia University, declared, "Natural rights and natural liberties exist only in the kingdom of mythological social zoology." These opposing pronouncements on natural rights represent two separate and antithetical American political traditions: natural rights individualism, the original Lockean tradition of the Founding; and Progressivism, the collectivist reaction to individualism which arose initially in the newly established universities in the decades following the Civil War"--

Informazioni bibliografiche

  • Titolo del Libro in lingua: Natural Rights Individualism and Progressivism in American P
  • Lingua: English
  • AutoreEllen Frankel Paul
  • Editore: CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Data di Pubblicazione: 30 Settembre '12
  • Genere: Lingua Inglese
  • EAN-13: 9781107641945