A more perfect union : essays on the Constitution / Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 1987 ; collected and edited by the American Philosophical Society ; new foreword by Laurence H. Tribe.

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English
Published/​Created
  • Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society Press, [2019]
  • ©2019
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xxxi, 130 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.

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"Includes papers presented at two symposia held April 1987 by the American Philosophical Society in recognition of the bicentenary of the United States Constitutionand also a Dr. Richard A. F. Penrose Memorial Lecture."--ECIP Preface.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • Preface / Herman H. Goldstine
  • Foreword: Conjugating the Constitution-from noun to verb / Laurence H. Tribe
  • Bicentennial blues: to praise the Constitution or bury it? / Laurence H. Tribe
  • Essays from Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 1987: The Dr. Richard A. F. Penrose Memorial Lecture : remarks on the constitutional celebration / LORD SCARMAN
  • Symposium on the United States Constitution: The miracle at Philadelphia / ARLIN ADAMS
  • Separation of powers? : then and now / NICHOLAS deB. KATZENBACH
  • Reflections on the first amendment : the evolution of the American jurisprudence of free expression / GEOFFREY R. STONE
  • The United States Constitution as social compact / LOUIS HENKIN
  • Reflections on the Supreme Court appointment process / HENRY J. ABRAHAM
  • Symposium on the genius of the United States Constitution : Remarks / ARTHUR S. LINK
  • A more perfect union / GARRY WILLS
  • "An instructive monitor" : experience and the fabrication of the federal Constitution / JACK P. GREENE
  • Franklin, Washington, and a new nation / JOHN SHY
  • "A vehicle of life" : the founders' intentions and American perceptions of their living constitution / MICHAEL KAMMEN.
ISBN
  • 9781606180747 ((paperback ; : alkaline paper))
  • 1606180746 ((paperback ; : alkaline paper))
LCCN
2019003804
OCLC
1084621456
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