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Jack N. Rakove- Jefferson / Madison chapter from: Beyond Belief, Beyond Conscience: The Radical Significance of the Free Exercise of Religion.

Jack N. Rakove- Jefferson / Madison chapter from: Beyond Belief, Beyond Conscience: The Radical Significance of the Free Exercise of Religion.

October 19, 2018 -
1:15pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Encina Hall West, Room 400 (GSL)
Event Speaker: 
Jack N. Rakove, Professor of Political Science and History, Stanford University
Biography: 

Jack Rakove is the William Robertson Coe Professor of History and American Studies and professor of political science and (by courtesy) law at Stanford, where he has taught since 1980. His principal areas of research include the origins of the American Revolution and Constitution, the political practice and theory of James Madison, and the role of historical knowledge in constitutional litigation. He is the author of six books, including Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution (1996), which won the Pulitzer Prize in History, and Revolutionaries: A New History of the Invention of America (2010), which was a finalist for the George Washington Prize, and the editor of seven others, including The Unfinished Election of 2000 (2001). He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Philosophical Society, and a past president of the Society for the History of the Early American Republic.