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The state as a work of art : the cultural origins of the Constitution

Slauter, Eric Thomas

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  • Creator Eric Slauter
  • Format Books
  • Publication Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • xii, 373 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780226761954, 0226761959
  • OCLC ocn225876054

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages [303]-356) and index.

Contents

  • Making a government of laws -- Aesthetics and the science of politics -- The matter and meaning of representation -- The culture of natural rights -- Slavery and the language of rights -- Being alone in the age of the social contract -- The godless constitution and the sacred rights of man
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