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Princeton University (Princeton, NJ 08540-5228)
Paul E. Sigmund (Project Director: February 1977 to present)

Historical and Philosophical Foundations of American Constitutional Democracy

To trace the historical and philosophical influences which contributed to the emergence of American constitutional democracy in the 18th century. Participants will analyze ideas which were incorporated into the mainstream of American political thought from the point of view of the philosophical assumptions about human nature and politics which underlie them.

Project fields:

Residential College Teacher Fellowships, 1976 - 1981

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$35,344 (approved)
$35,344 (awarded)

Grant period:
3/1/1978 – 9/30/1979