The GREAT AMERICAN THINKERS Series

JONATHAN EDWARDS · Alfred Owen Aldridge

BENJAMIN FRANKLIN · Ralph L. Ketcham

JOHN WOOLMAN · Edwin H. Cady

THOMAS JEFFERSON · Stuart Gerry Brown

JOHN C. CALHOUN · Richard N. Current

GEORGE BANCROFT · Russel B. Nye

CHAUNCEY WRIGHT · Edward H. Madden

CHARLES PEIRCE · Thomas S. Knight

WILLIAM JAMES · Edward C. Moore

THORSTEIN VEBLEN · Douglas F. Dowd

JOHN DEWEY · Richard J. Bernstein


IN PREPARATION

ALEXANDER HAMILTON · Stuart Gerry Brown

RALPH WALDO EMERSON · Warren Staebler

THEODORE PARKER · Arthur W. Brown

JOSIAH ROYCE · Thomas F. Powell

THEODORE ROOSEVELT · William Harbaugh

ALFRED NORTH WHITEHEAD · Nathaniel Lawrence

GEORGE SANTAYANA · Willard E. Arnett

DR. W.E.B. DU BOIS · Henry Lee Moon

NORMAN THOMAS · Robert J. Alexander

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  • The GREAT AMERICAN THINKERS Series ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface vii
  • Chronology xi
  • Chapter I- Boyhood Training 1
  • Chapter II- Early Readinq 9
  • Chapter III- Skepticism and Orthodoxy 32
  • Chapter IV- Business, Personal, and Civic Virtue 55
  • Chapter V- Science 78
  • Chapter VI- Politics 88
  • Chapter VII- Vision of Empire- From Loyalty to Revolution 111
  • Chapter VIII- The Art of Congeniality 135
  • Chapter IX- International Relations 149
  • Chapter X- Religion 163
  • Chapter XI- The Public Philosophy of a Saqe 185
  • Selected Bibliography 213
  • Index 221
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