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Jacobs, Jane (1916-2006)

by Sanford Ikeda

Jane Jacobs was a prominent activist and writer on the subject of cities and the complex, spontaneous forces that cause cities to form and develop.

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Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)

by Daniel J. Mahoney

Thomas Jefferson, the main author of the Declaration of Independence, contributed some of the most important ideas to early US political theory.

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Jouvenel, Bertrand de (1903-1987)

by Daniel J. Mahoney

A respected French political philosopher, Bertrand de Jouvenel examined a number of topics to do with power and the role of the state.