On Civil Liberty and Self-government
Lawbook Exchange, Limited, 2001 - 629 páginas
Widely read and used as a political science textbook, this is the best known of Lieber's work. He was a prominent political philosopher who helped lay the foundation for the study of political science in the United States. Renowned for his theory of civil liberty presented here, which combined an appreciation for the English concept of decentralized political institutions with the German idea of an overall national purpose, he bridged the intellectual gap between Europe and America. Enlarged edition in one volume, having first been published in two volumes in 1853. xiv, 629 pp.
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The early separation of the English judgeI do not speak of his independence ,
which is of much later date — and the early , comparatively speaking ,
independent position of the English church , seem to me two of the most
significant facts in ...
1 The character of the English , and of our allegiance , is treated at length in the
Political Ethics . I there took the ground that even English allegiance is a national
one , whatever the language of the law books may be to the contrary .
Possibly most of my American and English readers may not perceive the whole
import of these remarks , but let them live for a considerable time on the continent
of Europe , and their own observations will not fail to furnish them with ...
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