The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty #2020

The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty Nicholas Buccola The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass In Pursuit of American Liberty Frederick Douglass one of the most prominent figures in African American and United States history was born a slave but escaped to the North and became a well known anti slavery activist orator a

  • Title: The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty
  • Author: Nicholas Buccola
  • ISBN: 9780814787113
  • Page: 453
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass: In Pursuit of American Liberty Nicholas Buccola Frederick Douglass, one of the most prominent figures in African American and United States history, was born a slave, but escaped to the North and became a well known anti slavery activist, orator, and author In The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass, Nicholas Buccola provides an important and original argument about the ideas that animated this reformer statesman.Frederick Douglass, one of the most prominent figures in African American and United States history, was born a slave, but escaped to the North and became a well known anti slavery activist, orator, and author In The Political Thought of Frederick Douglass, Nicholas Buccola provides an important and original argument about the ideas that animated this reformer statesman Beyond his role as an abolitionist, Buccola argues for the importance of understanding Douglass as a political thinker who provides deep insights into the immense challenge of achieving and maintaining the liberal promise of freedom Douglass, Buccola contends, shows us that the language of rights must be coupled with a robust understanding of social responsibility in order for liberal ideals to be realized Truly an original American thinker, this book highlights Douglass s rightful place among the great thinkers in the American liberal tradition.
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    1. If you need 169 pages to be convinced that the core Frederick Douglass political thought is within the liberal tradition, this is your book The bad Coming out of an highly respected academic press, it s surprising that the author chose to write I so frequently 11 times in one paragraph, p 77 78 and that copyeditors didn t catch the very repetitive use of words like robust so often as in phrases like a morally robust foundation and a robust philosophy of mutual responsibility, whatever that means [...]

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