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Carli Conklin – A Pursuit of Happiness in the Founding Era – An Intellectual History

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Carli N. Conklin is an Associate Professor at the School of Law and Associate Professor of Constitutional Democracy at the Kinder Institute.  In this insightful volume, Conklin considers the pursuit of happiness across a variety of intellectual traditions, and explores its usage in two key legal texts of the Founding Era, the Declaration and William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England.