Reading Obama: Dreams, Hope, and the American Political Tradition

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Index
Achieving Our Country (Rorty), 131
Adams, John, xv, xvii, 16, 44, 184– 185, 194, 197, 218, 280
Adams, John Quincy, xv, xvii, 178
Addams, Jane, 71, 181–182 194, 218, 260
Afghanistan, 235–237
Alinsky, Saul, 26–30, 33–35, 63, 92–93, 98, 146, 271. See also community organizing
Allen, Danielle, 220, 284
Amar, Akhil Reed, 155, 278
American Academic Culture in Transformation: Fifty Years, Four Disciplines, 117, 277
An American Dilemma (Myrdal), 116
American founding, 37, 42–43, 45, 65, 77, 93, 98, 154, 156–158, 160, 164, 175–177, 184, 198, 219
analytic philosophy, 111–112, 123, 128–129, 132, 135, 137, 139, 218. See also logical positivism; philosophy of language; scientism
Anarchy, State, and Utopia (Nozick), 105
Anti-Federalists, 16, 154, 158
anti-intellectualism, xvii–xviii
antifoundationalism, 60, 62, 78–82, 88, 139, 115; definition of, 79. See also historicism; particularism; perspectivalism
Appiah, Kwame Anthony, 229
The Audacity of Hope (Obama), x–xi, xvi, 5, 7, 9–10, 17, 59, 151, 153, 155, 166, 169, 179, 182, 184, 187, 190, 192–196, 198–199, 215–216, 219, 223, 229, 232, 234, 236, 240, 244, 246–247, 267
“The Audacity to Hope” (J. Wright), 204
St. Augustine, 26, 215
Austin, J. L., 129
The Autobiography of Malcolm X, 15, 252
Austin, Regina, 66
Axelrod, David, 72
Back of the Yards Organizing Council, 27. See also Alinsky, Saul; community organizing
Baldwin, James, 13–14, 18, 22, 251
bank bailout, x, 191
Banning, Lance, 155, 279
Baron, Michael, 23
Beard, Charles, 156
Beatitudes, 121, 198. See also Christianity
Bell, Daniel, 88–89
Bell, Derrick, 66, 70
Bellah, Robert, 142, 274
Benhabib, Seyla, 103, 118, 276
Berlin, Isaiah, 217
Bernstein, Richard J., 60, 132–134, 136–137, 139, 141, 172, 250, 260, 278. See also pragmatism
Beyond Good and Evil (Nietzsche), 19
Bill of Rights, 155; second, 187, 189. See also New Deal; Roosevelt, Franklin Delano
Bloom, Allan, 53
Boesche, Roger, 16, 18, 21, 30, 33, 43, 47, 102, 145, 188, 270

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Introduction ix
  • Chapter 1- The Education of Barack Obama 1
  • Chapter 2- From Universalism to Particularism 85
  • Chapter 3- Obama's American History 151
  • Conclusion Dreams, Hope, and the American Political Tradition 249
  • Essay on Sources 267
  • Acknowledgments 287
  • Index 293
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