There are only a handful of people with civic virtue

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Unformatted text preview: view of history- if you understand the new gov, you can improve in human progress- and if foudners can just get it right, can build a machine for new order of the ages- the idea Different from the republican view of history- history is not upwards line, but rather cycles- series of bursts of civic virtue- from the moment onward, that step forward is progressive deterioration Leading antifeds love classical repub- lacks civic virtue- no mechanism to replenish civic virtue and by stripping local govs of pol responsibilityies, atrophy at national AND local level – it would be diff if gave local assmeblies things to do There are only a handful of people with civic virtue- its at best something youd like to see,...
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This document was uploaded on 03/20/2014 for the course GOVT 475 at Georgetown.

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