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Old Whigs

Burke, Lincoln, and the Politics of Prudence

Greg Weiner

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Encounter Books,USA
27 June 2019
Politics & government; Political science & theory; Political ideologies
The virtue of prudence suffuses the writings of Edmund Burke and Abraham Lincoln, yet the demands of statecraft compelled both to take daring positions against long odds: Burke against the seemingly inexorable march of the French Revolution, Lincoln against disunion at a moment when the Northern situation appeared untenable. Placing their statesman
By:   Greg Weiner
Imprint:   Encounter Books,USA
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 152mm, 
ISBN:   9781641770507
ISBN 10:   1641770503
Pages:   184
Publication Date:   27 June 2019
Recommended Age:   From 18 years
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Greg Weiner is an expert in the political thought of the American Founding. He holds a Ph.D. in government from Georgetown University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University before coming to Assumption College, where he is Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. He is the author of American Burke: The Uncommon Liberalism of Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Madison's Metronome: The Constitution, Majority Rule, and the Tempo of American Politics, both from the American Political Thought series of the University Press of Kansas. His book The Political Constitution: The Case Against Judicial Supremacy is forthcoming from Kansas. The director of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Center for Scholarship and Statesmanship at Assumption College, Weiner has published and lectured around the country on such topics as the political thought of James Madison, the separation of powers, the presidency, constitutional interpretation and other issues. He is also a contributing editor of and frequent contributor to the Online Library of Law and Liberty. Before his academic career, Weiner was a political aide, consultant and writer in Washington, D.C. for nearly two decades.

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