Ameritopia : the unmaking of America / Mark R. Levin.


  • ISBN: 9781439173244 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 1439173249 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781439173282 (ebk.)
  • ISBN: 1439173281 (ebk.)
  • Description: xiii, 270 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Threshold Editions hbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Threshold Editions, 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Note: Introduction -- Part I. On utopianism. The tyranny of utopia ; Plato's Republic and the perfect society ; Thomas More's Utopia and radical egalitarianism ; Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan and the all-powerful state ; Karl Marx's Communist manifesto and the class struggle -- Part II. On Americanism. John Locke and the nature of man ; The influence of Locke on the founders ; Charles de Montesquieu and republican government ; The influence of Montesquieu on the framers ; Alexis de Tocqueville and Democracy in America -- Part III. On utopianism and Americanism. Post-constitutional America ; Ameritopia.
Summary: Levin explores the philosophical basis of America's foundations and the crisis that the government faces today.