Hegel and progressivism
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Oficyna Wydawnicza AFM
Krakowskie Studia Międzynarodowe 2009, nr 2, s. 293-307.
"We often assert that the United States’ constitutional principles began to change near the beginning of the twentieth century. This change is associated with “progressivism.” It was trumpeted by publicists and authors such as Herbert Croly and John Dewey, and implemented by political leaders such as Woodrow Wilson and the two Roosevelts. Progressivism involves moving away from limited government toward the beginnings of the welfare state, increasing the regulation of business, expanding the dominance of the President over Congress, justifying direct appeals from the President to the people (leadership as opposed to statesmanship), and attacking the teaching of individual natural rights in favor of group interests, mass appeals, and some forms of (weak) collectivism."(...)
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