Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library

Thomas Jefferson's Books

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Thomas Jefferson's Books
Language
eng
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Thomas Jefferson's Books
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Originally produced by The Great Courses in 2017
Runtime
30
Summary
Explore how books by Enlightenment thinkers like John Locke and Adam Smith influenced Thomas Jefferson's political philosophy. Also, consider Jefferson's fierce critiques of religion and commerce, and the ways he nevertheless betrayed (as a large-scale slave owner) the Enlightenment principles he held so dear
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