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Table Annexed to Article: Hamilton and Madison Deploy ‘Necessary’ in Works Dated to 1787/88, 1790/91 and 1817-1836 Semantic Values Surveyed
2 Our Constitutional Logic 356 (2013)
  • Peter J. Aschenbrenner, Purdue University
Abstract
In the second of three articles, word counts are supplied for each value of ‘necessary,’ highlighting the divergent ‘necessary’ = consequence’ and ‘necessary’ = text crafting. The survey covers 151 works (essays, speeches and letters) over 49 years which consist of 265,859 words. , from The Federalist Papers through the bank bill debate, and continuing with Madison’s post-1817 works are surveyed. The survey covers 151 works (essays, speeches and letters) over 49 years which consist of 265,859 words. The results count 487 uses of ‘necessary’ (and its affiliates) in these works.
Keywords
  • quantum values,
  • ‘nature of government’ reasoning
Publication Date
March, 2013
Citation Information
Peter J. Aschenbrenner. "Table Annexed to Article: Hamilton and Madison Deploy ‘Necessary’ in Works Dated to 1787/88, 1790/91 and 1817-1836 Semantic Values Surveyed" 2 Our Constitutional Logic 356 (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/peter_aschenbrenner/149/