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Abraham Lincoln, philosopher statesman

Joseph R. Fornieri author.

2014

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  • Title:
    Abraham Lincoln, philosopher statesman
  • Author: Joseph R. Fornieri author.
  • Description: Cover; Jacket Flaps; Frontispiece; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Wisdom; 2. Prudence; 3. Duty; 4. Magnanimity; Gallery of Illustrations; 5. Rhetoric; 6. Patriotism; Conclusion; Notes; Selected Bibliography; Index; Author Biography; Back Cover
    What constitutes Lincoln's political greatness as a statesman? As a great leader, he saved the Union, presided over the end of slavery, and helped to pave the way for an interracial democracy. His great speeches provide enduring wisdom about human equality, democracy, free labor, and free society. Joseph R. Fornieri contends that Lincoln's political genius is best understood in terms of a philosophical statesmanship that united greatness of thought and action, one that combined theory and practice. This philosophical statesmanship, Fornieri argues, can best be understood in terms of si
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Carbondale, Illinois : Southern Illinois University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (250 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-8093-3330-9
  • Subjects: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Philosophy; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Political and social views; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 -- Ethics; Political leadership -- United States -- History -- 19th century; Political science -- Philosophy; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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