Greece, Rome and the Bill of Rights
Amendment by amendment, Wiltshire assesses the ancient parallels for the 20-odd provisions of the Bill of Rights.
Revolutionary Characters: what made the founders different
A series of studies of the men who came to be known as the Founding Fathers. They were the first generation in history that was self-consciously self-made, men who considered the arc of lives, as of nations, as being one of moral progress.
- A Philosophical Commentary on the Politics of Aristotle [ebook]
- J.S. Mill's Political Thought : a bicentennial reassessment [book]
- Aristotle and Hamilton on Commerce and Statesmanship [ebook]
- Political Philosophy: from Plato to Mao [book]
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Call Number: E322 .J63 2008 (v.1 & 2)
While our new nation was suffering attacks from both within and without, John Adams had a vision of a nation of liberty and justice for all. He guided his peers--General George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson--in setting the values and agenda for a glorious, free America.
Classical Greek Philosophy
Call Number: FFHS Online Video
What is "the good," and why is it that one can never step into the same river twice? Concepts as articulated by key figures including Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Heraclitus, Pythagoras, and the Milesian and Eleatic philosophers -- in combination with quotations drawn from Plato's Republic, Aristotle's Physics, and other influential sources -- make this program an excellent tool for building a solid understanding of Western philosophy.