• James Madison's four accounts of the problem of faction 

    Hardee, Benjamin Dawson (2013-12-06)
    James Madison wrote four accounts of faction, the most public and famous of which was Federalist 10. By examining all four accounts, I undertake to develop a more capacious understanding of the design and purpose of Madison’s ...
  • Monarchy and political community in Aristotle's Politics 

    Riesbeck, David J., 1980- (2012-07-10)
    This dissertation re-examines a set of long-standing problems that arise from Aristotle’s defense of kingship in the Politics. Scholars have argued for over a century that Aristotle’s endorsement of sole rule by an individual ...