Exercises and Resources for Further Discussion and Reflection
Quotes by Thomas Jefferson on cities can be found on the Jefferson e-archives at the University of Virginia.
Anti-Urbanism and Sprawl. Was Thomas Jefferson the founding father of sprawl? Read this article on Jefferson and sprawl on Planetizen: The Planning and Development Network, and then reach your own conclusion, given your own reading of Jefferson in Philosophy and the City.
Anti-Urbanism and the Contemporary Right. Compare Thomas Jefferson's views with those espoused by contemporary U.S. conservatives. Read "Tearing Down the Towers: The Right's Vision of An America Without Cities" by Jeremy Adam Smith on PublicEye.org.
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