Confronting the Constitution : the challenge to Locke, Montesquieu, Jefferson, and the Federalists from utilitarianism, historicism, Marxism, Freudianism, pragmatism, existentialism-- / edited by Allan Bloom with the assistance of Steven J. Kautz.

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Other Authors: Bloom, Allan, 1930-1992. Kautz, Steven J.
Format: Book
Published:Washington, D.C. : AEI Press, [1990], ©1990.
Series:AEI studies ; 496.
Table of Contents:
  • The philosophic understandings of human nature informing the constitution / Thomas L. Pangle
  • The political theory of the constitution / David F. Epstein
  • Jefferson's pulse of republican reformation / Ralph Lerner
  • The social theory of the founders / Nathan Tarcov
  • The Scottish enlightenment and the liberal political tradition / Frank D. Balog
  • Rousseau-the turning point / Allan Bloom
  • Utilitarianism and the constitution / Joseph Hamburger
  • Idealism / Susan Shell
  • Historicism and the constitution / Fred Baumann
  • Capitalism / Mark F. Plattner.
  • Reflections on Marxism and America / W. R. Newell
  • Freud and the American constitution / Joel Schwartz
  • Pragmatism and the U.S. constitution / James H. Nichols
  • Existentialism and democracy / Werner J. Dannhauser
  • Social science and the constitution / Harvey C. Mansfield
  • Neoconstitutionalism? Rawls, Dworkin, and Nozick / Clifford Orwin and James R. Stoner.