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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Hence it is that modern free nations ascribe so great an importance to well
regulated and carefully elaborated penal trials . Montesquieu , after having given
his definitions of what he calls philosophical liberty , and of political liberty , which
, as ...
The reason of this apparent inconsistency is that , in most cases , penal trials
affect individuals who do not belong to the classes which have the greatest
influence upon legislation . This point is especially important in countries where
the penal ...
Few things , in my opinion , show more distinctly the early English character than
the fact that , without vindictiveness or cruelty in the national character , the penal
law inflicted death with a fearful disregard of human life , while at the same time ...
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DEFINITIONS OF LIBERTY
THE MEANING OF CIVIL LIBERTY
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