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" To understand political power right and derive it from its original, we must consider what state all men are naturally in, and that is a state of perfect freedom to order their actions and dispose of their possessions and persons as they think fit, within... "
Jura Anglorum: The Rights of Englishmen - Page 18
by Francis Plowden - 1792 - 620 pages
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Power, Authority, and the Anabaptist Tradition

Center for American Places - History - 2001 - 246 pages
...of equality and "perfect freedom to order their actions and dispose of their possessions and persons as they think fit, within the bounds of the law of nature." The law of nature, accessible by human reason, teaches that "no one ought to harm another in his life,...
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The Gift of Property: Having the Good / betraying genitivity, economy and ...

Stephen David Ross - Philosophy - 2001 - 347 pages
...earth, in receiving, echoes a call, an obligation. Property is responsibility. Having is betrayal. they think fit, within the bounds of the law of nature; without asking leave, or depending upon the will of any other man" (2, ch. 2, 269). It is a state of private...
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Theopolitical Imagination: Christian Practices of Space and Time

William T. Cavanaugh - Religion - 2002 - 126 pages
...is, a state of perfect freedom to order their actions, and dispose of their possessions and persons as they think fit, within the bounds of the law of Nature, without asking leave or depending upon the will of any other man'.14 Hobbes, Rousseau, and Locke all agree...
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The Second Treatise of Government: And, A Letter Concerning Toleration

John Locke - Political Science - 2002 - 153 pages
...that is a state of perfect freedom to order their actions and dispose of their possessions and persons as they think fit, within the bounds of the law of nature, without asking leave, or depending upon the will of any other man. A state also of equality, wherein all the...
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God, Locke, and Equality: Christian Foundations in Locke's Political Thought

Jeremy Waldron, Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory Jeremy Waldron - History - 2002 - 263 pages
...is, a State oj perfect Freedom to order their Actions, and dispose of their Possessions and Persons, as they think fit, within the bounds of the Law of Nature, without asking leave, or depending upon the will of any other Man." customs of Nations have ordered it so;...
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Leading with Purpose: The New Corporate Realities

Richard R. Ellsworth - Business & Economics - 2002 - 407 pages
...in "a State of perfect Freedom to order their Actions, and dispose of their Possessions and Persons as they think fit, within the bounds of the Law of Nature, without asking leave, or depending upon the Will of any other Man."47 Natural man is also in a state of equality,...
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Liberty, Wisdom, and Grace: Thomism and Democratic Political Theory

John Hittinger - Philosophy - 2002 - 314 pages
...is a state of perfect Freedom to order their Actions, and dispose of their Possessions, and Persons, as they think fit, within the bounds of the Law of Nature, without asking leave or depending on the Will of any other Man. (2.4) 9 This original state of nature is said...
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Capitalism and Religion: The Price of Piety

Philip Goodchild - Business & Economics - 2002 - 260 pages
...convenience,'76 leaving them the freedom to 'order their Actions, and dispose of their Possessions, and Persons as they think fit, within the bounds of the Law of Nature, without asking leave, or depending on the Will of any other Man.'77 Liberty is primarily over property, the...
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The Health of Nations: Society and Law Beyond the State

Philip Allott, Professor of International Public Law University of Cambridge Fellow Philip Allott - Law - 2002 - 436 pages
...in 'a state of perfect freedom to order their actions, and dispose of their possessions and persons as they think fit, within the bounds of the Law of Nature, without asking leave, or depending upon the will of any other man'. 7 In the nonbenign unsociety of Thomas...
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Person - Menschenwürde - Menschenrechte im Disput

Manfred Nicht - Christian ethics - 2002 - 417 pages
...is, a state of perfect freedom to order their actions, and dispose of their possessions and persons as they think fit, within the bounds of the law of Nature, without asking leave or depending upon the will of any other man. A state also of equality, wherein all the...
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