The Philosophy of the American Revolution
by Morton White

He criticizes self-evident truth and innate ideas as undemocratic. He assumes Locke was the major influence. He discusses moral-sense philosophy and grants that it also had influence. He has a dull style. He is stodgy, long-winded, and noncontrovercial. It is quite a contrast to Inventing America by Garry Wills.

Year Read: 1983


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