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" These dictates of reason men used to call by the name of laws, but improperly; for they are but conclusions or theorems concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves; whereas law, properly, is the word of him that by right hath... "
The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 65
1848
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Sir James Fitzjames Stephen - 1892
...name of laws, but improperly ; for they are but conclusions or theorems, concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves ; whereas...word of him that by right hath command over others.' The laws of nature are, according to Hobbes, the terms upon which a compromise between the conflicting...
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Compulsory Education: The State of Ohio Versus the Rev. Patrick Francis Quigley

Patrick Francis Quigley - 1894 - 598 pages
...name of ' laws,' but improperly, for they are but conclusions or theorems concerning what couduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves. Whereas law, properly, is the word of him that hath by right command over others." John Locke, who opposed, and successfully, Hobbe's theory, that...
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Political science quarterly, Volume 11

1896
...merely " conclusions or theorems concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defense " of men. " Law, properly, is the word of him that by right hath command over others." 2 The ultimate human right to command is vested in the sovereign by the contract through which the...
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The Ethics of Hobbes: As Contained in Selections from His Works

Thomas Hobbes - 1898 - 377 pages
...name of laws, but improperly : for they are but conclusions, or theorems concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves ; whereas...word of him, that by right hath command over others. But yet if we consider the same theorems, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commandeth...
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The Philosophy of Hobbes in Extracts and Notes Collated from His Writings

Thomas Hobbes - 1903 - 391 pages
...the name of laws, but improperly: for they are but conclusions, or theorems concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves ; whereas...word of him, that by right hath command over others. But yet if we consider the same theorems, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commandeth...
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A History of Political Theories from Luther to Montesquieu, Volume 2

William Archibald Dunning - 1905 - 459 pages
...merely " conclusions or theorems concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence " of men. " Law, properly, is the word of him that by right hath command over others." 1 The ultimate human right to command is vested in the sovereign by the contract through which the...
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The American Journal of International Law, Volume 1, Part 1

James Brown Scott, George Grafton Wilson - 1907
...authority the law was first made, but by whose authority it continues to be a law." (Austin, p. 177.) Law, properly, is the word of him that by right hath command over others. (Hobbes: The Leviathan, ch. xv.) ment of a legislature. (4) By tacit acquiescence of the sovereign,...
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The American Journal of International Law, Volume 1, Part 1

James Brown Scott, George Grafton Wilson - 1907
...authority the law was first made, but by whose authority it continues to be a law." (Austin, p. 177.) Law, properly, is the word of him that by right hath command over others. (Hobbes: The Leviathan, ch. xv.) ment of a legislature. (4) By tacit acquiescence of the sovereign,...
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Modern Classical Philosophers: Selections Illustrating Modern Philosophy ...

1908 - 740 pages
...name of laws, but improperly : for they are but conclusions, or theorems concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves; whereas...word of him that by right hath command over others. But yet if we consider the same theorems, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commandeth...
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The Classical Moralists: Selections Illustrating Ethics from Socrates to ...

Benjamin Rand - 1909 - 797 pages
...name of laws, but improperly : for they are but conclusions, or theorems concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves ; whereas...word of him that by right hath command over others. But yet if we consider the same theorems, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commandeth...
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