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 constitution is obeyed , and electors are elected , but it is well known for
which candidate the elector is going to vote , before the people elect him . There
is but one case of old date in which an elector , elected to vote for a certain
after being elected electors they do not become members of a deliberative body
in which the question of the presidential election is discussed . " Where the
double election is introduced as an active principle , it deprives elections of much
, and ...
1 The electors shall meet in their respective states , and vote by ballot for two
persons , of whom one at least shall not be an inhabitant of the same state with
themselves . And they shall make a list of all the persons voted for , and of the ...
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DEFINITIONS OF LIBERTY
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