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Abraham Lincoln - Allen C. Guelzo

Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

2.3333333333333335 3 5 Författare: Allen C. Guelzo Inläsare: Edward Lewis
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This unique intellectual portrait explores the role of ideas inLincoln's life. Guelzo presents Lincoln as a serious thinker deeply involved in the problems of nineteenth-century thought, including those of classical liberalism, the Lockean Enlightenment, Victorian unbelief, and Calvinist spirituality. Lincoln emerges as a philosophical man who appropriates certain religious values without adhering to any religion, who insists on the preeminence of self-interest in spite of becoming the Great Emancipator, and who appeals to natural law and natural theology in politics while remaining a classical nineteenth-century liberal in principle. Based on primary materials from a wide variety of archives, this insightful work sheds light on the intellectual conflicts that led to civil war and that still influence today's "culture wars."
Språk: Engelska Kategori: Biografier Översättare:

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Förlag: Blackstone Publishing
Utgiven: 2011-02-10
Längd: 18T 26M
ISBN: 9781483069906
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