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American conservatism and the American founding

by Harry V. Jaffa

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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Conservatism -- United States.,
    • Political science -- United States -- History.,
    • United States -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHarry V. Jaffa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE876 .J34 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 278 p., [1] leaf of plates :
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3191863M
      ISBN 100890892644, 0890892652
      LC Control Number83070311
      OCLC/WorldCa11828292

      American Conservatism: An Encyclopedia is the first comprehensive reference volume to cover what is surely the most influential political and intellectual movement of the last half century. More than a decade in the makingand more than half a million words in length?this informative and entertaining encyclopedia contains substantive entries of up to two thousand words on those persons, events 5/5(1).   The basic foundations of American conservatism can be boiled down to four fundamental concepts. We might call them the four pillars of modern conservatism: The first pillar of conservatism is liberty, or freedom. Conservatives believe that individuals possess the right to life, liberty, and property, and freedom from the restrictions of.

        The concept of American conservatism has come to mean so many divergent things that Andrew J. Bacevich, a professor emeritus at Boston University . David Lefer has emphasized the central role of conservative Founding Fathers in shaping the key documents such as the Constitution. American conservatives since the s have honored the American Revolution for its successes in maintaining traditional values, such as local self-rule, that seemed under threat from London.

      Every page of this book is a nail in the neoconservative coffin.” –Thomas E. Woods, Jr., New York Times Bestselling Author of Meltdown and The Politically Incorrect Guide to American History “Forgotten Conservatives in American History is a history of Forgotten America, the country that embodies the traditions on which America was founded. The Rise and Fall of Modern American Conservatism tells the gripping story of perhaps the most significant political force of our time through the lives and careers of six leading figures at the heart of the movement. David Farber traces the history of modern conservatism from its revolt against New Deal liberalism, to its breathtaking resurgence under Ronald Reagan, to its spectacular defeat.


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This book is the fourth in a series (including Equality and Liberty, The Conditions of Freedom, and How to Think About the American Revolution) of reprinted works by Harry V. Jaffa, printed in commemoration of the author's 80th birthday. Each of the four books is a collection of essays around the general themes of the American Founding, Abraham Lincoln, political philosophy, and Author: Harry V.

Jaffa. The Political Theory of the American Founding: Natural Rights, Public Policy, And The Moral Conditions Of Freedom Thomas G. West. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ The Great Purge: The Deformation of the Conservative Movement Paul E.

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0 Reviews. a Distinguished Fellow of the Claremont Institute, and the author of ten books. He lives in Claremont, California. Bibliographic information. Title: American conservatism and the American founding.

Each of the four books is a collection of essays around the general themes of the American Founding, Abraham Lincoln, political philosophy, and American Political Conservatism.

Table of Contents: 1. The Special Meaning of the Declaration of Independence by Charles R. This book addresses a fascinating subject--the differing perspectives of the Founding generation associated with the runup to the Revolutionary War and the war's aftermath. There were a variety of positions among that generation.

This book focuses on one group, what the author calls "the founding conservatives."/5. 2 days ago  In the more recent period, conservatives have advanced a set of ideas that are uniquely American, focusing on America’s founding institutions, the Founding Fathers, and a few other notable American.

The first is The Restoration of Man by Michael Aeschliman, a book about C.S. Lewis and the belief that everything can be explained adequately by materialist science. Its a little disingenuous to include books written before the 20th century on a list of conservative books.

Conservatism is a political philosophy responding to the Cold War, the New Deal/Great Society programs, the civil rights movement, Islamic terrorism, and other 20thst century phenomena.

Calhoun and Brownson were the first American public men t o use the term conservative as a word of praise--so early as the s. Brownson was the first writer to reply, sternly and systematically. Historians of conservative political thought "generally label John Adams as the intellectual father of American conservatism." Russell Kirk points to John Adams as the key Founding Father for conservatives, noting that "some writers regard him as America's most important conservative public man." Historian Clinton Rossiter writes.

When the prestigious publishing house Holt, Rinehart, and Winston published “What Is Conservatism?” edited by Frank Meyer, on March 6,there was. This book focuses on one group, what the author calls "the founding conservatives." These conservatives were not what we refer to as conservatives in the USA today.

One important point is noted by the author, David Lefer, is the relationship between the thoughts of American founders and the English classical conservative thinker, Edmund Burke/5(55). This is an informative book that presents an alternative to the FOX News version of conservatism.

It compares early, continental European conservatism with the American version that developed throughout our founding period and was detailed by Russell Kirk in his book, The Conservative Mind.

Gottfried is as his best when describing how the conservative movement changed in the 's /5(4). Amazon The fourth and final novel by Objectivist founder Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged is considered her magnum opus, and a must-read for any budding conservative. The book describes a dystopian.

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American conservatism and the American founding. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic. American conservatism, then, is a project that seeks to defend the original philosophy of the Founding Fathers: classical liberalism, which promotes limited government and the veneration.

Rather, it is that American conservatism, when severed from the Enlightenment and its finest result, the American Founding, becomes spectacularly unreasonable and literally un-American.

In this video, Dr. Bradley Birzer of Hillsdale College discusses the humane tradition of the American founding and conservatism. We hope you will join us in The Imaginative Conservative community. The Imaginative Conservative is an on-line journal for those who seek the True, the Good and the Beautiful.

2 days ago  American Conservatism is (Still) Fusionism The synthesis of traditionalism and liberalism can, and must, still be defended.

NEW YORK - Author William F. Buckley, Jr. poses in. American exceptionalism fans imperial designs. We must reject it. A striking example of philosophical messiness and confusion is that the conservative movement even incorporated clearly anti.In the first book to chronicle the critical role these men played in securing our freedom, David Lefer provides an insightful and gripping account of the birth of modern American conservatism and its impact on the earliest days of our nation.

Among these founding conservatives were men like John Dickinson, who joined George Washington’s. American conservatism refers to a post-World War II political movement that arose in opposition to the progressive liberalism that dominated our political and culture institutions in .