Johns Hopkins series in constitutional thought.
Formatted Contents Note
"So many unexpected things" : contingency and character in modern political thought "Without the prescription of the law" : virtue and discretion in Locke's theory of prerogative "All was confusion and disorder" : regularity and character in Hume's political thought "The king can do no wrong" : Blackstone on the executive in law "It squints towards monarchy" : constitutional flexibility and the powers of the president A "patriotic and dignifying president" : republican virtue and the presidency Conclusion.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
KF5060 .F38 2009
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