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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We have established everywhere voting by ballot . There is an annually
increasing number of members voting in the English commons for the ballot . ...
The ballot does not necessarily prevent the vote of a person from being known .
The following , then , are the positions which experience seems fully to bear out :
The more exclusive the privilege of voting is , the smaller is the number of
qualified voters who abstain from voting ; and the largest number of abstinents
the press , have no meaning ; votes without liberty of the press , and with a vast
standing army , itself possessing the right to vote , and considering itself above all
law , have a sinister meaning ; votes , without an unshackled press , with such ...
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DEFINITIONS OF LIBERTY
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