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Rome: Adams ‘Defense’ No. 52

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 52 Ancient Aristocratical Republics: Rome. Plebians scrambling after Patricians; or Democracy...

Crotona & Pythagoras: Adams ‘Defense’ No. 49

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 49 Ancient Aristocratical Republics: Crotona. Pythagoras   My dear Sir, PYTHAGORAS, as well as Socrates,...

The Supreme Power in the State: Aristotle’s Politics, Bk 3, Prt 11

The Moral Liberal, Classics Library Aristotle: “Politics”, Book Three, Part 11, 350 B.C.E. Most of these questions may be reserved for another occasion. The principle that...

Three Dangerous Extremes: Citizen Beware!

The Moral Liberal with Steve Farrell In 1786, John Adams, a year prior to that Constitutional Convention that produced the world's best Constitution, argued in...

John Adams: A Defense of the Constitiutions of the United States, Letter 16

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 Aristocratical Republics: Swiss Cities of Schaffhause, Mulhouse, and Bienne City of Schaffause My dear Sir, THE sovereign is the city of...

John Adams: A Defense of the Constitutions of the United States, Letter 14

Liberty Letters, John Adams, 1786 Aristocratical Republics: SWISS CANTON OF LUCERNE My dear Sir, THE canton of Lucerne comprehends a country of sixteen leagues long and eight...

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