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Alexis de Tocqueville and the new science of politics an interpretation of Democracy in America by John C. Koritansky

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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859.,
  • Democracy.,
  • United States -- Politics and government.,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementJohn C. Koritansky.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK216.T7193 K67x 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 162 p. ;
Number of Pages162
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2874057M
ISBN 100890892857
LC Control Number84070753

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Alexis de Tocqueville and the New Science of Politics (Durham, NC: Carolina Acadmic Press, ) Excerpt: In this book, I will try to describe and evaluate Tocqueville’s Democracy in America as a comprehensive teaching about politics. John C. Koritansky. Alexis de Tocqueville and the New Science of Politics (Durham, NC: Carolina Acadmic Press, ). Excerpt: In this book, I will try to describe and evaluate Tocqueville’s Democracy in America as a comprehensive teaching about politics. Perhaps the best shorthand description of what Tocqueville is trying to do is to say that his Democracy has the same breadth of aim as has. This is a review of the Library of America edition of Democracy in America translated by Arthur Goldhammer, found here: Alexis de Tocqueville: Democracy in America: A new translation by Arthur Goldhammer (Library of America).Unfortunately Amazon lumps together reviews of several different editions from several publishers, so it is difficult to know which edition is being reviewed/5(). When, in , Alexis de Tocqueville came to study Democracy in America, the trial of nearly a half-century of the working of our system had been made, and it had been proved, by many crucial tests, to be a government of "liberty regulated by law," with such results in the development of strength, in population, wealth, and military and.

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Alexis de Tocqueville Biography. Alexis Charles Henri Clerel de Tocqueville was born in France in July of He was a political philosopher and historian. After barely escaping the guillotine, his parents escaped to England. The family returned during the reign of Napoleon. Alexis de Tocqueville left America in with the intention not merely of describing its political and social institutions, but of creating a "new political science for a world itself quite new" (p. 17).' The object of the new political science was to clarify the forces shaping the modern world and to provide "those who now direct society" with. “A new political science is needed for a world entirely new.” In , soon after the publication of volume two of Democracy in America, John Stuart Mill wrote a letter to Alexis de Tocqueville in which he expressed his strong admiration for the new book.“You have accomplished a great achievement,” Mill wrote, “you have changed the face of political philosophy, you have carried on. Alexis de Tocqueville, a young aristocratic French lawyer, came to the United States in to study its penitentiary systems. His nine-month visit and subsequent reading and reflection resulted in Democracy in America (–40), a landmark masterpiece of political observation and analysis.