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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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Interpretation in Religion

Šelomo Bîderman, Ben-Ami Scharfstein - 290 pages
...name of Lawes; but Improperly: for they are but Conclusions, or Theoremes 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 Theoremes, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commandeth...
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The Two Gods of Leviathan: Thomas Hobbes on Religion and Politics

A. P. Martinich - 2003 - 452 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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Thomas Hobbes: Critical Assessments, Volume 1

Preston T. King - 1993 - 487 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 commanded!...
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Passage to Modernity: An Essay in the Hermeneutics of Nature and Culture

Louis K. Dupré - 1993 - 300 pages
...instinct of selfpreservation: "for they are but Conclusions, or Theoremes concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves; whereas...word of him that by right hath command over others" (Leviathan I, 15, p. 217). In De cive, Hobbes more consistently acknowledged no natural law but only...
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The Rise of Modern Philosophy: The Tension Between the New and Traditional ...

Tom Sorell - 1995 - 352 pages
...i; The Elements of Laiv, i. 14. 6, i. 15. i; pp. 71, 74-5. Hobbes adopts the same conception of law: 'Law, properly is the word of him, that by right hath command over others.' So the laws of nature are laws, strictly speaking, only as they are commands of God. 41 Hobbes's distinction...
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Absolutism and Its Consequentialist Critics

Joram Graf Haber - 1994 - 280 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 over...
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Leviathan: With selected variants from the Latin edition of 1668

Thomas Hobbes, Edwin Curley - 1994 - 627 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...is the word of *him that by right hath command over others.17 But yet if we consider the same theorems, as delivered in the word of God, that by right...
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Lebensgefährdung und Verpflichtung bei Hobbes

Bruno Dix - 1994 - 156 pages
...for they are but conclusions or theorems concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defense of themselves; whereas law, properly, is the word of him, that by right hath command over others. But yet if we consider the same theorems, äs delivered in the word of god, that by right 50 Taylor,...
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The Rational and the Moral Order: The Social Roots of Reason and Morality

Kurt Baier - 1995 - 447 pages
...improperly, for they are but conclusions or theorems concerning what conduces to the conservation and defense of themselves, whereas law, properly, is the word of him that by right has command over others. But yet if we consider the same 411 theorems as delivered in the word of God,...
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Natural Law and Moral Philosophy: From Grotius to the Scottish Enlightenment

Knud Haakonssen, Professor of Philosophy Knud Haakonssen, Haakonssen Knud - 1996 - 386 pages
...name of Lawes; but improperly: for they are but Conclusions, or Theoremes 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 Theoremes, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commandeth...
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