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Statecraft as Soulcraft

by George F. Will

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Published by Touchstone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Conservatism,
  • History / General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • Political Science-General,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History - General History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7647394M
    ISBN 100671427342
    ISBN 109780671427344
    OCLC/WorldCa71272136

      Soulcraft, they believed, was a precondition of successful statecraft. A dazzlingly ambitious reappraisal of Renaissance political thought by one of our generation’s foremost intellectual historians, Virtue Politics challenges the traditional narrative that looks to the Renaissance as the seedbed of modern republicanism and sees Machiavelli Brand: Harvard. In the earlier book Will blamed our supposed neglect of civic and individual virtue on Madison, who had founded a government on the low but solid ground of accommodating and checking the people’s self-interest and passions. Will’s heart belonged to Edmund Burke, the thinker cited most extensively in Statecraft as Soulcraft. “American.

    Get this from a library! Politics for Christians: statecraft as soulcraft. [Francis Beckwith] -- Beckwith addresses the contention that Christians, or indeed religious citizens of any faith, should set aside their beliefs before they enter the public square. What role should religious citizens. Thus, statecraft is soulcraft, inasmuch as ''all education is moral education because learning conditions conduct, much legislation is moral legislation because it conditions the action and the Author: Alan L. Miller.

    Get this from a library! Statecraft as soulcraft: what government does. [George F Will] -- George F. Will purports that the proper goals of statecraft, are justice, social cohesion, and national strength. Therefore, he urges the development of a "conservatism with a kindly face," capable.   Q&A with James Hankins, author of Virtue Politics: Soulcraft and Statecraft in Renaissance Italy With Virtue Politics, James Hankins has delivered a bold, revisionist account of the political thought of the Italian Renaissance—from Petrarch to Machiavelli—that reveals the all-important role of character in shaping society, both in citizens.


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Soulcraft is a culmination of a quest for understanding that goes back 6, years. This book will permeate the collective consciousness of the future in the same manner as Erik Erikson’s Childhood and Society shaped the s and the work of Abraham Maslow shaped the s.” — Dan Popov, Ph.D., author of The Family Virtues Guide.

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This book will make an outstanding textbook for both college and church courses seeking to understand Christian engagement in politics. Politics for Christians: Statecraft as Soulcraft () by Francis J. BeckwithPages: George F. Will purports that the proper goals of statecraft, are justice, social cohesion, and national strength.

Therefore, he urges the development of a "conservatism with a kindly face," capable of respecting private enterprise and at the same time espousing "an affirmative doctrine of the welfare state," which Will sees as "an embodiment of the wholesome ethic of common provision."/5(2).

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Drawing on Burke rather than Locke, and questioning individualism and the free market as adequate principles for the life of the American nation, George Will preaches a conservatism which will preserve the essence of Western civilization, and which includes morally based social action.

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