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The Political Philosophy of Thomas Jefferson

Garrett Ward Sheldon

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It's easy to see why John F. Kennedy told a dinner for American winners of the Nobel Prize that his audience was the most brilliant assembly ever gathered in the White House except when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.

A timely survey of current thinking about the role of classical republicanism.


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Garrett Ward Sheldon
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Garrett Ward Sheldon

Garrett Ward Sheldon is the John Morton Beaty Professor of Political and Social Sciences at the University of Virginia's College at Wise. He is the author of The Political Philosophy of Thomas Jefferson, also available from Johns Hopkins.