The Conservative Sensibility

The Conservative Sensibility NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the Pulitzer Prize winning columnist an astonishing and enthralling Booklist new examination of how the Founders belief in natural rights created a great

  • Title: The Conservative Sensibility
  • Author: George F. Will
  • ISBN: 0316480932
  • Page: 242
  • Format: Hardcover
  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the Pulitzer Prize winning columnist, an astonishing and enthralling Booklist new examination of how the Founders belief in natural rights created a great American political tradition easily one of the best books on American Conservatism ever written Jonah Goldberg For than four decades, George F Will has attempted to disce NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From the Pulitzer Prize winning columnist, an astonishing and enthralling Booklist new examination of how the Founders belief in natural rights created a great American political tradition easily one of the best books on American Conservatism ever written Jonah Goldberg For than four decades, George F Will has attempted to discern the principles of the Western political tradition and apply them to America s civic life Today, the stakes could hardly be higher Vital questions about the nature of man, of rights, of equality, of majority rule are bubbling just beneath the surface of daily events in America The Founders vision, articulated first in the Declaration of Independence and carried out in the Constitution, gave the new republic a framework for government unique in world history Their beliefs in natural rights, limited government, religious freedom, and in human virtue and dignity ushered in two centuries of American prosperity Now, as Will shows, conservatism is under threat both from progressives and elements inside the Republican Party America has become an administrative state, while destructive trends have overtaken family life and higher education Semi autonomous executive agencies wield essentially unaccountable power Congress has failed in its duty to exercise its legislative powers And the executive branch has slipped the Constitution s leash In the inte

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