Is America simply too big?Submitted by dice on Wed, 07/16/2014 - 13:31
The following lecture delves deeper into this question.
Jefferson, Republicanism, and the Problems of Size and Scale Donald Livingston discusses the Jeffersonian philosophy of small republics and the proper size and scale of government. This talk was delivered for the Thomas Jefferson Heritage Society in November 2013.
Donald Livingston is the founder of the Abbeville Institute and distinguished Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Emory University. Livingston received his doctorate at Washington University in 1965. He has been a National Endowment for the Humanities fellow and has been on the editorial board of Hume Studies and Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture. Livingston's books include Hume's Philosophy of Common Life and Philosophical Melancholy and Delirium.