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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Once the principle of universal suffrage established , the French statesmen of the
imperial school demand that everything flowing from it , by what they term severe
or uncompromising logic , must be accepted . This peculiar demand of severe ...
... states universal suffrage has been established , while in England the idea of
class representation much more prevails . The Americans do not know , I believe
, in a single case the English rate - paying suffrage ; but it must be recorded that ...
... by a French politician of distinction , when , in writing favorably of Louis
Napoleon after the vote which succeeded the second of December , but before
the establishment of the imperial throne , he said : “ universal suffrage is the
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DEFINITIONS OF LIBERTY
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