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First principles : what America's founders learned from the Greeks and Romans and how that shaped our country / Thomas E. Ricks.

By: Ricks, Thomas E [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]Edition: First editionDescription: xxiv, 386 pages : illustration ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780062997456 :; 0062997459 :Subject(s): Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Philosophy | Adams, John, 1735-1826 -- Philosophy | Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826 -- Philosophy | Madison, James, 1751-1836 -- Philosophy | Presidents -- United States -- Knowledge and learning | Classical literature -- Influence | Philosophy, Ancient -- Influence | United States -- Politics and government -- Philosophy | United States -- Civilization -- PhilosophyDDC classification: 973.09/9 LOC classification: E176.1 | .R53 2020Summary: Examines how the educations of America's first four presidents, and in particular their scholarly devotion to ancient Greek and Roman classics, informed the beliefs and ideals that shaped the nation's constitution and government.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-369) and index.

Examines how the educations of America's first four presidents, and in particular their scholarly devotion to ancient Greek and Roman classics, informed the beliefs and ideals that shaped the nation's constitution and government.

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