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Reading questions for Edmund Burke, Hannah More, and James Madison

For Tuesday, we are reading Burke and More. The discussion of Madison will occur on Thursday. However, this post will cover both readings. First, a little bit of background. Hannah More (1745-1833) was a British writer and philanthropist. Throughout much … Continue reading

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Readings for Next Week (Feb. 4 and 6)

For Friday and Monday, we are reading several critics of modern democracy, largely undertaken from an elitist perspective. The first is Hannah More’s “Village Politics.” You can also find an interesting discussion of More’s pamphlet¬†here¬†(this is not assigned, but it … Continue reading

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Readings for Friday, 9/16 and Monday, 9/19

For Friday and Monday, we are reading several critics of modern democracy, largely undertaken from an elitist perspective. The first is Hannah More’s “Village Politics.” You can also find an interesting discussion of More’s pamphlet here (this is not assigned, … Continue reading

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