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The philosophy of the American Revolution / Morton White.


New York : Oxford University Press, 1978.
ISBN 0195023811, 9780195023817

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Subjects Amerikaanse Vrijheidsoorlog.
EE. UU. -- Vida intelectual -- Siglo XVIII.
États-Unis -- Vie intellectuelle -- 18e siècle.
Intellectual life.
Philosophie américaine -- Histoire.
Philosophy, American -- 18th century.
Philosophy, American.
Politieke filosofie.
Politische Philosophie.
USA.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century.
United States.
Description xii, 299 pages ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1978.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In this study of the fundamental philosophical ideas associated with the American Revolution the author focuses on the Declaration of Independence and refers to many occasions to other American Revolutionary writings of the eighteenth century in an effort to analyze the epistemology, metaphysics, philosophical theology and ethics upon which the revolutionaries rested their claim to independence.
Contents Prologue: The changeable philosophy of the immutable -- Self-evident truth and democracy -- Self-evident truth and the founding fathers -- Reason, moral sense, and the people -- The laws of nature and of nature's God -- The nature of rights -- "Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God" -- Epilogue: Man's glassy essence: the murky mirrors of morality.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)3447225
(OCoLC)ocm03447225
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WorldCat Identities White, Morton, 1917-
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