Abraham Lincoln and the Ethics of Emancipation
1 hour 23 minutes 5 seconds
American Politics | Ethics and Political Philosophy | Political History | United States History
In this lecture, Dorothy Ross discusses the ethical dimensions of Lincoln’s politics of emancipation and nationalism. She explains how universalist ethical principles informed Lincoln’s nationalism and examines how the intertwining of human rights and allegiance to the nation were essential to Lincoln’s political thought.
Ross, Dorothy and Valls, Andrew, "Abraham Lincoln and the Ethics of Emancipation" (2014). Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War. Video File. Submission 8.