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The haunted philosophe : James Madison, republicanism, and slavery / Scott J. Kester.

Author/Creator:
Kester, Scott J., 1976-
Publication:
Lanham : Lexington Books, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 132 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Madison, James, 1751-1836 -- Political and social views.
Madison, James, 1751-1836 -- Correspondence.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809.
United States -- Politics and government -- Philosophy.
Republicanism -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Christianity and politics -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Slavery -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Contents:
Religion
Madison, Christianity, and deism
Madison's concern for religious freedom and a separation of church and state
Madison's republicanism
Republicanism vs. monarchy and aristocracy
Manifest destiny
American exceptionalism
The British and the French and American politics
Religious republicanism
Slavery and the limits of Madison's vision
Madison's ideological conflict over slavery
Law and justice.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-129) and index.
ISBN:
9780739121740 (cloth : alk. paper)
073912174X (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
192109572