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Alexis de Tocqueville and the new science of politics

John C. Koritansky

Alexis de Tocqueville and the new science of politics

an interpretation of democracy in america

by John C. Koritansky

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Published by Carolina Academic Press in Durham, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tocqueville, Alexis de, -- 1805-1859,
  • Democracy,
  • United States -- Politics and government,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn C. Koritansky.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJK216.T7193 K67 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23212767M
    ISBN 109781594607264
    LC Control Number2009014968
    OCLC/WorldCa319064218

    DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA By Alexis De Tocqueville Book Two: Influence Of Democracy On Progress Of Opinion. De Tocqueville's Preface To The Second Part. Section I: Influence of Democracy on the Action of Intellect and without any very close scrutiny, all the general ideas on philosophy, politics, science, or the arts, which may be presented. Alexis de Tocqueville was one of the greatest political thinkers of all time. Born a French aristocrat, he lost nearly his entire family in the Reign of Terror, and he spent most of his adult life struggling for liberty under the unsuccessful regimes of nineteenth-century France.

    Tocqueville, Alexis de. WORKS BY TOCQUEVILLE. SUPPLEMENTARY BIBLIOGRAPHY. Alexis de Tocqueville () lived at the time of two revolutions, the democratic and the industrial; their impact upon the traditional order furnished him with the major themes of his scholarly work. Tension between traditional and modern values dominated Tocqueville’s life and writings. Book: Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, Alexis de Tocqueville () Suggested Reading: Tocqueville (Very Short Introductions) by Harvey Mansfield, Jr. ().

      The Tocqueville Reader includes not only Tocqueville's major writing but also travel letters, conversations with ministers and politicians, and diary entries not originally intended for the public. It includes twenty-nine pieces never before translated into English, and a wide-ranging editorial introduction that gives an account of Tocqueville's life as a politician and inspirations as a : Tocqueville describes the structure of his book: the first part will explain how, based on his observations and travels, democracy has structured American laws, while the second will discuss its society more generally. In all, he will be careful to examine both advantages and disadvantages of .


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Alexis de Tocqueville, (born JParis, France—died ApCannes), political scientist, historian, and politician, best known for Democracy in America, 4 vol. (–40), a perceptive analysis of the political and social system of the United States in the early 19th century. Early life. Tocqueville was a great-grandson of the statesman Chrétien de Malesherbes ( Alexis de Tocqueville and the New Science of Politics (Durham, NC: Carolina Acadmic Press, ) Excerpt: In this book, I will try to describe and evaluate Tocqueville’s Democracy in America as a comprehensive teaching about politics.

John C. Koritansky. Alexis de Tocqueville and the New Science of Politics (Durham, NC: Carolina Acadmic Press, ).

Excerpt: In this book, I will try to describe and evaluate Tocqueville’s Democracy in America as a comprehensive teaching about politics. Perhaps the best shorthand description of what Tocqueville is trying to do is to say that his Democracy has the same breadth of aim as has.

This is a review of the Library of America edition of Democracy in America translated by Arthur Goldhammer, found here: Alexis de Tocqueville: Democracy in America: A new translation by Arthur Goldhammer (Library of America).Unfortunately Amazon lumps together reviews of several different editions from several publishers, so it is difficult to know which edition is being reviewed/5().

When, inAlexis de Tocqueville came to study Democracy in America, the trial of nearly a half-century of the working of our system had been made, and it had been proved, by many crucial tests, to be a government of "liberty regulated by law," with such results in the development of strength, in population, wealth, and military and.

Get this from a library. Alexis de Tocqueville and the new science of politics: an interpretation of Democracy in America. [John C Koritansky]. Alexis De Tocqueville's research for his book The Old Regime and the Revolution taught him that there were several socio-political and economic causes that led to the Revolution.

There is enough excellent historical scholarship available to finally put to bed the myth that the Enlightenment was in and of itself the impetus that caused French Cited by:   Washington Post Book World Alexis de Tocqueville was one of the greatest political thinkers of all time.

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About this book - In Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat and ambitious civil servant, made a nine-month journey throughout America. The result was Free shipping over $Cited by: Alexis de Tocqueville Biography.

Alexis Charles Henri Clerel de Tocqueville was born in France in July of He was a political philosopher and historian. After barely escaping the guillotine, his parents escaped to England. The family returned during the reign of Napoleon.

Alexis de Tocqueville left America in with the intention not merely of describing its political and social institutions, but of creating a "new political science for a world itself quite new" (p.

17).' The object of the new political science was to clarify the forces shaping the modern world and to provide "those who now direct society" with. “A new political science is needed for a world entirely new.” Insoon after the publication of volume two of Democracy in America, John Stuart Mill wrote a letter to Alexis de Tocqueville in which he expressed his strong admiration for the new book.“You have accomplished a great achievement,” Mill wrote, “you have changed the face of political philosophy, you have carried on.

Alexis de Tocqueville, a young aristocratic French lawyer, came to the United States in to study its penitentiary systems. His nine-month visit and subsequent reading and reflection resulted in Democracy in America (–40), a landmark masterpiece of political observation and analysis.

Alexis de Tocqueville possessed one of the most fertile sociological imaginations of the nineteenth century. For more than years, his uncanny predictive insight has continued to fascinate thinkers, and his writings have continued to influence our interpretations of history and society. His analyses of many issues remain relevant to current social and political problems.

In this volume John. Democracy in America () is arguably the most perceptive and influential book ever written about American politics and society. This Library of America volume presents Alexis de Tocqueville's masterpiece in an entirely new translation, the first to capture fully the precision and grace of his style while providing a rigorous and faithful rendering of his profound4/5.

The present volume is a new edition of Koritansky's book, first published in in which Koritansky seeks to demonstrate Tocqueville Rouseauism by way of a chapter by chapter commentary on Democracy in America.

It contains a new addendum that more fully elaborates what Koritansky shows to be the fundamental core of the political science that Book Edition: Second Edition. Alexis de Tocqueville and the new science of politics: an interpre-tation of democracy in america / John C.

Koritansky. -- 2nd ed. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (alk. paper) 1. Tocqueville, Alexis de, De la démocratie en Amérique.

Democracy. United States--Politics and govern. Democracy in America (–) is arguably the most perceptive and influential book ever written about American politics and society. This Library of America volume presents Alexis de Tocqueville’s masterpiece in an entirely new translation, the first to capture fully the precision and grace of his style while providing a rigorous and faithful rendering of his profound ideas and.

Alexis de Tocqueville’s four-volume Democracy in America () is commonly said to be among the greatest works of nineteenth-century political writing. Its daring conjectures, elegant. The disdainful travel writings of such British travellers as Mrs Trollope were a very different matter.

Democracy in America deserves to be studied as one of the first classics of modern political science—”A new political science is needed for a wholly new world,” said Tocqueville.Alexis de Tocqueville - Alexis de Tocqueville - Revolution of The Revolution of brought about a new political situation for France and for Tocqueville.

Having decried apathy as the chief danger for France, Tocqueville recognized even before the revolution that France was faced with a politically awakened working class that might well propel French politics into socialist and. Alexis Charles Henri Clérel, Viscount de Tocqueville (29 July - 16 April ) was a French diplomat, political scientist, and historian.

He was best known for his works Democracy in America (appearing in two volumes: and ) and The Old Regime and the Revolution ().Pages: