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

Philosophical and Historical Foundations of American Constitutionalism

Analyze and evaluate the historical and philosophical influences which contributed to the emergence of American historical democracy in the 18th century. Topics to be considered include: origins of the concept of a "higher law ", the emergence of the "republican tradition", ideas and institutions of colonial and revolutionary America, and others.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Seminars for College Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$41,101 (approved)
$41,101 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1977 – 9/30/1977