Bachelor of Arts
Thomas Paine, Common Sense, Politics
In this paper, I offer a re-reading of Thomas Paine's influential pamphlet Common Sense (1776) and argue his idiosyncratic notion of common sense is amenable to a radical democratic theory of political practice.
Ecker, Jordan P., "Thomas Paine's (Un)Common Sense and the Politics of Radical Disagreement" (2017). Honors Papers. 210.