The Soul of Man Under Federalism

McClay, Wilfred M.
June 1996
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Jun/Jul1996, Issue 64, p21
Discusses the conception of citizenship in relation to U.S. federalism. Importance of the conception of citizenship to the classical understanding of republicanism; Critique of U.S. individualism by Alexis de Tocqueville; Consequences of an excessive emphasis upon republicanism; Way in which the U.S. style of federalism balances virtue and interest.


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