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The Normative Constitution: Essays for the Third Century

The Normative Constitution: Essays for the Third Century

by Richard Sherlock
     
 
In what sense is the U.S. Constitution binding on contemporary and future generations of Americans? This question was at stake in the fights over the nominations of Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court and in the extensive debate over 'original intent' carried on by Attorney General Edwin Meese and Chief Justice William Rehnquist, among others. This

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In what sense is the U.S. Constitution binding on contemporary and future generations of Americans? This question was at stake in the fights over the nominations of Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court and in the extensive debate over 'original intent' carried on by Attorney General Edwin Meese and Chief Justice William Rehnquist, among others. This collection brings together ten leading philosophers, legal scholars, and political scientists representing a spectrum of opinions.

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Choice
The essays are of high quality
Nathan Tarcov
an extraordinary set of thoughtful, probing, and far-sighted essays that can help to guide and provoke our thinking about the Constitution in its third century.
CHOICE
The essays are of high quality

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780847680498
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/1995
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.82(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.52(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Sherlock, Kent E. Robson and Charles W. Johnson are Professors of Philosophy and Liberal Arts at Utah State University.

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