The Constitutional Thought of Thomas Jefferson

By |2019-01-15T21:58:33-05:00May 9th, 2012|Categories: American Founding, American Republic, Books, Constitution, Republicanism, Thomas Jefferson|

The Constitutional Thought of Thomas Jefferson by David N. Mayer (416 pages, University of Virginia Press, 1995) Thomas Jefferson continues to fascinate scholars. A voluminous literature examines his long public career and extensive comments on political issues. Historians have shown particular interest in exploring the elusive philosophical underpinnings of Jefferson’s political persuasions. David N. Mayer makes [...]