University of Dayton Law Review
This Comment uses the dialectical paradigm of German philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1833) to analyze the progression of United States voting laws since the colonial foundations of a participatory democratic process in this country. This analysis can be used to interpret past progression of voting rights in the United States as well as a provoking way to predict future trends in United States voting rights - as an ongoing "progressive" political process or rhetorical method of erasing categories or classifications and eliminating distinctions amongst persons.
University of Dayton School of Law
Charles E. Lincoln IV,
Hegelian Dialectical Analysis of U.S. Voting Laws,
U. Dayton L. Rev.
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