Dr. Christopher Wolfe Class 13: The Constitution: A Summary View

Class 13: The Constitution: A Summary View

Political Science Course on “Basic Principles of the Original American Constitution“ Taught by Dr. Christopher Wolfe CLASS 13: “The Constitution: A Summary View” To tie up our course on the Basic Principles of the Original American Constitution, we will focus our attention on an overall, architectural view of that document. We will do this by comparing the … Continue reading Class 13: The Constitution: A Summary View

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Hadley P. Arkes

Interview with Hadley P. Arkes, Part I

TIC Board member CHRISTOPHER WOLFE interviews hadley p. arkes Hadley P. Arkes is Emeritus Professor of Jurisprudence and Political Science at Amherst College and Author of “First Things” and “Constitutional Illusions and Anchoring Truths” This is the first part of a three-part interview. find the link to the second part of the interview at the end … Continue reading Interview with Hadley P. Arkes, Part I

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Christopher Wolfe, Constitutionalism II

Class 8: Constitutionalism II

Political Science Course on “Basic Principles of the Original American Constitution“ Taught by Dr. Christopher Wolfe CLASS 8: “Constitutionalism II” Who should interpret the constitution in legal cases? At the time of the American Founding, there were three positions on this issue. The first position is Judicial Review. This position states that the power to interpret the … Continue reading Class 8: Constitutionalism II

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Extended Republic Christopher Wolfe

Class 16: The Extended Republic and Congress III

Political Science Course on “The Changing American Constitution” Taught by Dr. Christopher Wolfe CLASS 16: “THE EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES: THE EXTENDED REPUBLIC AND CONGRESS III” Christopher Wolfe is emeritus professor of political science at Marquette University, and served as co-director of the Thomas International Center from 2005 to 2014.  He currently teaches at the University of … Continue reading Class 16: The Extended Republic and Congress III

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Congress

Class 15: The Extended Republic and Congress II

Political Science Course on “The Changing American Constitution” Taught by Dr. Christopher Wolfe CLASS 15: “THE EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES: THE EXTENDED REPUBLIC AND CONGRESS II” Christopher Wolfe is emeritus professor of political science at Marquette University, and served as co-director of the Thomas International Center from 2005 to 2014.  He currently teaches at the University of … Continue reading Class 15: The Extended Republic and Congress II

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Democratic Government

Philosophy Of Democratic Government

by Yves R. Simon

“Philosophy Of Democratic Government” is one of the most renowned books by famous Thomist philosopher Yves R. Simon. It is a “complete treatise of political philosophy” that “demonstrates Yves R. Simon’s belief that, even in the best conceivable circumstances, government is needed to determine direction toward the common good and to provide the means for … Continue reading Philosophy Of Democratic Government

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Democracy in America

Democracy in America

by Alexis de Tocqueville

“Democracy in America,” by Alexis de Tocqueville, is a must read on early American history and America’s evolving democracy. “In 1831 Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat and ambitious civil servant, set out from post-revolutionary France on a journey across America that would take him 9 months and cover 7,000 miles. The result was Democracy in … Continue reading Democracy in America

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Extended Republic Christopher Wolfe

Class 14: The Extended Republic and Congress I

Political Science Course on “The Changing American Constitution” Taught by Dr. Christopher Wolfe CLASS 14: “THE EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES: THE EXTENDED REPUBLIC AND CONGRESS I” Christopher Wolfe is emeritus professor of political science at Marquette University, and served as co-director of the Thomas International Center from 2005 to 2014.  He currently teaches at the … Continue reading Class 14: The Extended Republic and Congress I

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Judiciary IV Christopher Wolfe

Class 13: Constitutionalism and the Judiciary IV

Political Science Course on “The Changing American Constitution” Taught by Dr. Christopher Wolfe CLASS 13: “THE EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES: CONSTITUTIONALISM AND THE JUDICIARY IV” Christopher Wolfe is emeritus professor of political science at Marquette University, and served as co-director of the Thomas International Center from 2005 to 2014.  He currently teaches at the University … Continue reading Class 13: Constitutionalism and the Judiciary IV

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Class 12: Constitutionalism and the Judiciary III

Political Science Course on “The Changing American Constitution” Taught by Dr. Christopher Wolfe CLASS 12: “THE EVOLUTION OF AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL PRINCIPLES: CONSTITUTIONALISM AND THE JUDICIARY III” Christopher Wolfe is emeritus professor of political science at Marquette University, and served as co-director of the Thomas International Center from 2005 to 2014.  He currently teaches at the University … Continue reading Class 12: Constitutionalism and the Judiciary III

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