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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DIRECT AMD INDIRECT ELECTIONS . 28. The prominent points of a national
representative government , considered as a guarantee of liberty , consist in the
representative principle , that is , the basis of representation and the right of
I must also remark that I shall always use the term election for direct elections , in
which the voter votes directly upon the question at issue , and not for a person
who will have the ultimate right of the direct vote ; either for a person or on a ...
... state in which he shall be chosen . Representatives and direct taxes shall be
apportioned among the several states which may be included within this Union ,
according to their respective numbers , which shall be determined by adding to ...
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DEFINITIONS OF LIBERTY
THE MEANING OF CIVIL LIBERTY
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