Tocqueville and Aristocracy

Political scientists and historians from the U.S. and Europe talked about the philosophies of Alexis de Tocqueville, questioning how much… read more

Political scientists and historians from the U.S. and Europe talked about the philosophies of Alexis de Tocqueville, questioning how much of a democrat he was and how much the philosopher Aristotle influenced his writing. The discussion was based on Professor Diggins’s paper, “A Vanquished Aristocrat in Democratic America: Alexis de Tocqueville on the Topic of Aristocracy.” close

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100773-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Boulder, Colorado, United States
First Aired:
Feb 20, 1998

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  • Feb 20, 1998 | 4:38pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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