Author: Philippa Strum
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Anyone with an interest in this icon of our law and public policy should not miss this excellent book. -- Washington Post Book World.

William James And The Quest For An Ethical Republic

Author: Trygve Throntveit
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137068620
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Walter Lippmann and the American Century. Boston: Little, Brown, 1980. Stettner,
EdwardA. ShapingModern Liberalism: Herbert Croly and Progressive Thought.
Lawrence: University Pressof Kansas,1993. Strauss,Leo. WhatIsPolitical
Philosophy?Glencoe, IL:FreePress, 1959. Strum, Philippa. Brandeis: Beyond
Progressivism. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas,1993. ———. “Brandeis:
The Public Activist and Freedom of Speech.” BrandeisLaw Journal 45(Summer
2007): 659–709.

History Of American Political Thought

Author: Bryan-Paul Frost
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739106242
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David F. Forte Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., (1841-1935) and Louis D. Brandeis (
1856-1941) are the progenitors of the modern Supreme Court and, through the
Court, of much of modern America. Holmes and ... Despite his philosophy,
Holmes became an icon of the Progressives. ... Beyond his innate brilliance and
extraordinary ambition, there were three particular influences that shaped the life
of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. : his father, his experience in the Civil War, and the
new ...

American Review Of Politics

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Brandeis: Beyond Progressivism. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas,
1993. 228 pp. ($25.00 cloth). Theodore Lowi argues persuasively in The End of
Liberalism that the Supreme Court is the nation's political theorist, developing
doctrine, educating the public, and guiding the nation. If Lowi is right, it makes
sense to investigate the political thinking of one of the Court's most revered
members, Louis D. Brandeis, as Philippa Stern ably does in Brandeis: Beyond

Educating Democracy

Author: Brian Danoff
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438429630
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In The Moral Foundations of the American Republic, ed. Robert Horwitz.
Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1986. ———. What the Anti-
Federalists Were For. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981. Strum,
Philippa. Brandeis: Beyond Progressivism. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas
, 1993. ———. Louis D. Brandeis: Justice for the People. Cambridge, MA:
Harvard University Press, 1984. Thorsen, Niels Aage. The Political Thought of
Woodrow Wilson, 1875–1910.

Reconsidering American Liberalism

Author: James P. Young
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More recently she published a study even more sharply focused on Brandeis as
a political thinker and edited a collection of his contributions to democratic theory.
See Strum, Brandeis: Beyond Progressivism (Lawrence: University Press of
Kansas, I993), and Brandeis on Democracy (Lawrence: University Press of
Kansas, 1994). For the legal aspects of Brandeis's career, the standard treatment
remains Alpheus T. Mason, Brandeis: A Free Man's Life (New York: Viking, 1946)

Progressivism And The New Democracy

Author: Sidney M. Milkis
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558491939
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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Brandeis, and Ros- coe Pound established a tradition of
socially conscious jurisprudence. Robert La Follette, Theodore Roosevelt,
Woodrow Wilson, and dozens of other reform-minded political leaders attacked
the excesses of corporate and financial power while successfully seizing the
middle ground in American politics. A remarkable burst of legislative and
administrative action gave meaning to the new ideas. At the local and state levels
, mayors and ...

America History And Life

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with heightened political importance. On one side, resistance to the mobilization
of American foodstuffs was reflected and articulated in food poetry that contested
the construction of American food policies as benevolent and altruistic and
indicted the food speculators. On the other side, the promotion of women's
patriotic .... Brandeis: Beyond Progressivism. (American Political Thought series.)
Lawrence: U. Pr. of Kansas, 1993. 228 pp. Annals of the American Academy of
Political and ...

Natural Rights Individualism And Progressivism In American Political Philosophy Volume 29

Author: Ellen Frankel Paul
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107641942
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Pound helped to advance the Progressive political agenda in several ways.111
He stigmatized a period of judicial history in which courts defended economic
rights, an era that Progressives particularly disliked. This would ultimately
degenerate into a morality ... Charging that “legal science” had become static,
Louis D. Brandeis (1856-1941) pictured an obtuse judiciary mechanically
invoking legal rules without regard to their actual consequences. He complained:
“Courts continued to ...

Democratic Theories And The Constitution

Author: Martin Edelman
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 9780873958721
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and precedents based upon a natural rights theory of democracy which
emphasized the Court as the guardian of the private economy's autonomy,
Justice Brandeis's opinions abounded with references to committee reports,
legislative debates, and expert studies. In the process of championing the ...
Although the democratic theory of the Progressive movement derived from
America's political heritage, Progressives no longer spoke of the natural rights of
man. A natural right suggests ...