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Ameritopia the unmaking of America

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CD Audiobook

Unabridged.

Levin explores the philosophical basis of America's foundations and the crisis that the government faces today.

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John C. Hart Memorial Library CDBK 320.973 L (Text)
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31030153125414
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Mount Kisco Public Library CD 320.973 L (Text)
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31017151522312
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Ossining Public Library 320.973 L (Text)
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31021101582780
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781442349100
  • ISBN: 1442349107
  • Physical Description: 7 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, [2012]

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Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- Part I. On utopianism: the tyranny of utopia; Plato's Republic and the myth of the perfect society; Thomas More's Utopia and the loss of individualism; Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan and the all powerful state; Karl Marx's Communist manifesto and radical egalitarianism -- Part II. On Americanism: John Locke and the nature of man; the influence of Locke on the founders; Charles Montesquieu and republican government; the influence of Montesquieu on the framers; Alexis de Tocqueville and Democracy in America -- Part III. On utopia and America: post-constitutional America; Ameritopia.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Adam Grupper and the author.
Summary, etc.:
Levin explores the philosophical basis of America's foundations and the crisis that the government faces today.
Subject: United States > Politics and government > Philosophy.
Democracy > United States.
Utopias > United States.
Utopias > Philosophy.
Genre: Audiobooks.


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