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  1. Dorothy Ross is Arthur O. Lovejoy Professor Emerita of History at Johns Hopkins University. She discusses the implications of Pocock’s work at greater length in an essay, “The Liberal Tradition Revisited and the Republican Tradition Addressed” in New Directions in American Intellectual History (1979), and in her The Origins of American ...

  2. Jul 19, 2011 · Dorothy Ross, "American Modernities, Past and Present". The current edition of The American Historical Review features a compelling forum on “Historians and the Question of ‘Modernity.'”. Of particular interest to scholars of U.S. intellectual history is Dorothy Ross’s contribution to the forum, “American Modernities, Past and Present

  3. Mar 27, 1992 · The Origins of American Social Science. Dorothy Ross. Cambridge University Press, Mar 27, 1992 - History - 508 pages. 1 Review. Focusing on the disciplines of economics, sociology, political science, and history, this book examines how American social science came to model itself on natural science and liberal politics.

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  4. Dorothy Ross argues that recent historians have emphasized Abraham Lincoln’s opposition to slavery to the neglect of his ardent nationalism. To begin addressing this imbalance, she examines his dual allegiance to liberal universalism and to the American nation—values that circumstances of history had cast as competing moral ideals—and finds that Lincoln used the exceptionalist idea of ...

  5. Nov 30, 1990 · Dorothy Rabin Ross, American history educator. United States Public Health Service grantee, 1965-1968, National Science Foundation grantee, 1980-1981. Fellow Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, Society of America Historians; member American Studies Association, History of Science Society, American History Association, Organization American Historians (executive board 1987-1989).

  6. Focusing on the disciplines of economics, sociology, political science, and history, this book examines how American social science came to model itself on natural science and liberal politics. Professor Ross argues that American social science receives its distinctive stamp from the ideology of...

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  7. In “The Origins of American Social Science”, Dorothy Ross argues, “American social science owes its distinctive character to its involvement with the national ideology of American exceptionalism, the idea that America occupies an exceptional place in history, based on her republican government and economic opportunity.

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