2 edition of Presidents and political thought found in the catalog.
Presidents and political thought
David J. Siemers
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||David J. Siemers.|
|LC Classifications||JK516 .S54 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9780826218667, 9780826218780|
|LC Control Number||2009032145|
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Presidents and Political Thought explores the connection between philosophy and practical politics through a study of six American chief executives: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D.
Roosevelt, and Bill Clinton. Writing at the intersection of Presidents and political thought book, history, and philosophy, Siemers combines his extensive understanding of political philosophy with Cited by: 2.
In this first comparative study of presidents and political theory, David Siemers examines how some of them have applied this specialized knowledge to their job.
Presidents and Political Thought explores the connection between philosophy and practical politics through a study of six American chief executives: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James. Presidents and Political Thought - Kindle edition by David J.
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Presidents and Political Thought explores the connection between philosophy and practical politics through a study of six American chief executives: John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Bill Clinton.
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The book, “Presidents and Political Thought,” was published on January 29 by the University of Missouri Press. Each chapter looks at specific presidents’ attitudes about political theory, the political theorists he read and admired and how he applied the theories to his presidency.
0 Presidents and Political Thought orientation to politics from political theory. At the same time, he had none of the lust to devour political theory that John Adams had.
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takes on a whole new meaning in "Presidents and Political Thought." Though political philosophy is sometimes considered to be dry and abstract, many of our presidents have found usable ideas embedded within it.