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The Road to War and the Break With Lippmann

Gerald Gunther

in Learned Hand: The Man and the Judge

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195377774
eISBN:
9780199869374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377774.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Legal History

This chapter focuses on Learned Hand's changing views on the totalitarian, expansionist regimes in Europe, American policy, and the end of his friendship with Walter Lippmann. Hand increasingly ... More


Building the New Nationalism

Marc Stears

in Progressives, Pluralists, and the Problems of the State: Ideologies of Reform in the United States and Britain, 1909–1926

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291632
eISBN:
9780191700668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291632.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Educated and well-informed Britons and Americans radically changed the way they thought about the nature of their society as a series of philosophical, sociological, and psychological movements from ... More


 The Gilded Age and Progressive Era: Mastery, Modern Doubt, and the Costs of Progress

Christopher McKnight Nichols

in Prophesies of Godlessness: Predictions of America's Iminent Secularization from the Puritans to Postmodernity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195342536
eISBN:
9780199867042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195342536.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines three important strands of progressive thought in the late nineteenth century to reveal the tensions between ideas about progress, religion, and science, and resulting ... More


From Nationalism to Pluralism

Marc Stears

in Progressives, Pluralists, and the Problems of the State: Ideologies of Reform in the United States and Britain, 1909–1926

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291632
eISBN:
9780191700668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291632.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Looking on into Britain in 1914, Herbert Croly, Walter Lippmann, and Walter Weyl paid relatively little attention to the early pluralist stirrings of G. D. H. Cole and Harold Laski. During the early ... More


Introduction

Fred Dallmayr

in In Search of the Good Life: A Pedogogy for Troubled Times

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124575
eISBN:
9780813134994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124575.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses an alternative conception that is traceable to Athens and Jerusalem and which stands in stark opposition to the modern glorification of sovereign power, totalizing ideologies, ... More


Progressives, Pluralists, and the Problems of the State: Ideologies of Reform in the United States and Britain, 1909–1926

Marc Stears

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199291632
eISBN:
9780191700668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199291632.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In the first three decades of the 20th century, two groups of radical political theorists — one British and one American — were bound together in a unique ideological relationship. This book provides ... More


Lippmann and Dewey: The Unjoined Debate

Jeffrey Friedman

in Power without Knowledge: A Critique of Technocracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190877170
eISBN:
9780190909505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877170.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

During the 1920s, Walter Lippmann expressed his growing doubts about the epistemic capacities of the journalistically informed mass public, and John Dewey published three responses to these ... More


The Focus of Satire: Public Opinions of Propaganda in the U.S.A. of John Dos Passos

Matthew Stratton

in The Politics of Irony in American Modernism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780823255450
eISBN:
9780823261086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255450.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter demonstrates how widespread anxieties about the disappearance of satire echo parallel discourses about the disappearance of irony; it does so to show that satire provides a key heuristic ... More


Denizens of a Center: Rethinking Early Cold War Grand Strategy

Ryan Irwin

in Rethinking American Grand Strategy

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780190695668
eISBN:
9780190093143
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190695668.003.0020
Subject:
History, Political History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reviews the most commonly utilized historical example of grand strategy—the early Cold War—and revisits the period's most frequently analyzed protagonists: George Kennan, Walter ... More


The Conversion Experience, 1945

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter argues that, if the celebrated speech of January 10, 1945, did not transform Vandenberg into an internationalist, his appointment as a delegate to the conference in San Francisco did. It ... More


Trojan Horsemanship

Trygve Throntveit

in Power without Victory: Woodrow Wilson and the American Internationalist Experiment

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226459875
eISBN:
9780226460079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226460079.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter argues that, although numerous plans for a league of nations informed Woodrow Wilson's thinking from mid-1916 forward, his developing synthesis most resembled that of Herbert Croly and ... More


THE GREAT GOD MENCKEN

Marion Elizabeth Rodgers

in Mencken: The American Iconoclast

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195072389
eISBN:
9780199787982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195072389.003.0029
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

In 1926, Mencken was at the zenith of his popularity. Walter Lippmann called him “the most powerful personal influence on this whole generation of educated people”. This chapter analyzes Mencken's ... More


Reverses

Michael J. Lansing

in Insurgent Democracy: The Nonpartisan League in North American Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226283500
eISBN:
9780226283647
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226283647.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

NPL leaders admitted to a tight hold on the organization. They suggested that their objective—“to obtain democracy”—nonetheless made the League democratic. The strength of their opponents cemented ... More


Redesign: Data’s Turbulent Pasts and Future Paths

Colin Koopman

in How We Became Our Data: A Genealogy of the Informational Person

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226626444
eISBN:
9780226626611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626611.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter develops an argument for what resistance might look like under conditions of infopower. Equally important, it also describes what forms such resistance to infopower are unlikely to take. ... More


The Bill of Rights: 1947–1958

Constance Jordan (ed.)

in Reason and Imagination: The Selected Correspondence of Learned Hand

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199899104
eISBN:
9780190260132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199899104.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal History

In the period 1947–1958, the following topics in law and politics concern Hand and his correspondents: libel, searches, the standard by which to assess good moral character, the privilege against ... More


Conservative Liberalism in American and British Political Economy

Kenneth Dyson

in Conservative Liberalism, Ordo-liberalism, and the State: Discipling Democracy and the Market

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198854289
eISBN:
9780191888571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198854289.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy, Political Theory

This chapter examines the key figures in American and British conservative liberalism; the context in which they thought and wrote; how their thinking evolved; the reception of Ordo-liberalism; and ... More


Technocracy and Interpretation

Jeffrey Friedman

in Power without Knowledge: A Critique of Technocracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190877170
eISBN:
9780190909505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877170.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

The Lippmann-Dewey debate might have gone better had Dewey appealed to his evolutionary epistemology, according to which human intelligence evolved in such a way as to allow it to predict the ... More


What Smarter People Have Said About Facts: Philosophical and Psychological Foundations

Morgan Marietta and David C. Barker

in One Nation, Two Realities: Dueling Facts in American Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190677176
eISBN:
9780190677206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677176.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Premodern humans had a very different relationship with knowledge from the one we claim today in the post-Enlightenment world. The ancients believed that knowledge was limited and hard-won. Chapter 2 ... More


Isolationism Challenged, 1938–1941

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter details Vandenberg’s changing views on isolationism and neutrality just before the United States became involved in World War II. The outbreak of war in Europe and Asia initially ... More


Reason and Imagination: The Selected Correspondence of Learned Hand

Constance Jordan (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199899104
eISBN:
9780190260132
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199899104.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Judge Learned Hand is an icon of American Law. Though he was never nominated to the United States highest court, Hand is nevertheless more frequently quoted by legal scholars and in Supreme Court ... More


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