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Author’s Spotlight: Abraham Lincoln: Philosopher Statesman

thumbnail imageBy Vienna McGrain

Joseph Fornieri, professor of political science in RIT’s College of Liberal Arts, has published his newest book about Abraham Lincoln that explores the essence of the 16th president’s political greatness or statesmanship in terms of the virtues of wisdom, duty, and patriotism, among others. As a political philosopher, Fornieri probes the question of what constitutes political greatness and how this greatness ... (more)