Constitutional Ethos

Author: Alexander Tsesis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199359865
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This book develops a theory of constitutional law structured on the public duty to protect individual rights for the general welfare. The maxim of constitutional governance synthesizes the protection of individual and public rights.

For Liberty And Equality

Author: Alexander Tsesis
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199942579
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Based on extensive research from primary sources such as newspapers, diaries, letters, transcripts of speeches, and congressional records, For Liberty and Equality shows how our founding document shaped America through successive eras and ...

The Responsive Community

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A MEAGER COMMON GOOD Compared to the ideals of equality, liberty, and
rationality, the notion of a common good is more gingerly embraced in the ethos
of liberalism. For communitarians this is a major concern. Of course many liberal
writers and statesmen have explicitly sought the "public good," "the public interest
," or, as in the preamble to the U. S. Constitution, "the general Welfare." And many
liberals, especially welfare liberals, have insisted that the liberal ideal of
rationality ...

Common Sense

Author: Thomas Paine
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1596051434
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In its time over 600,000 copies of "Common Sense" were circulated through the Colonies. Not one to be politically correct, Thomas Paine and his thoughts were key to starting a revolution.

Achieving Social Justice

Author: Larissa Behrendt
Publisher: Federation Press
ISBN: 9781862874503
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Larissa Behrendt attacks the chasm which has grown between Indigenous lives and aspirations in Australia, and the psychological terra nullius which continues, despite Mabo, to pervade so much of Australia's mythology and policy.

The Agnostic Age

Author: Paul Horwitz
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019973772X
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"Argues that the fundamental reason for church-state conflict is our aversion to questions of religious truth.

Liberal Fascism

Author: Jonah Goldberg
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141908726
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But what does it really mean? What if the true heirs to fascism were actually those who thought of themselves as being terribly nice and progressive - the liberals? Jonah Goldberg's excoriating, opinion-driving, US bestseller explains why.