The constitution & the pride of reason /

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Main Author: Smith, Steven D. 1952-
Format: Book
Published:New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: The Constitution of Reason
  • Part I. The Founders' Reason and the Legal Constitution
  • 1. Old Bags and New Wine: The Reason of the Founders
  • 2. The Special Dispensation of Reason and the Legal Constitution
  • 3. The Framers' Fatal Flaw
  • Part II. Reason in Modern Constitutional Discourse
  • 4. From the Legalistic Constitution to the Constitution of Principle
  • 5. After the Fall: Regulatory Reason
  • 6. Constitutional Reasoning, Constitutional Sophistry
  • 7. Rationalizing the Constitution
  • Epilogue: The Constitution of Babel
  • Notes
  • Index

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