THE TANNER LECTURES ON HUMAN VALUES
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ISBN 9780674725843

Publication Date: 09/02/2013

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280 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

The Tanner Lectures on Human Values

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  • Introduction: Triumphalism
  • I. The Most Dangerous Branch
    • 1. An Extremist Presidency
    • 2. The Politicized Military
  • II. The Question of Legitimacy
    • 3. Three Crises
    • 4. Executive Constitutionalism
  • III. Reconstruction
    • 5. Enlightening Politics
    • 6. Restoring the Rule of Law
  • Conclusion: Living Dangerously
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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