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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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Modern Political Thought: Readings from Machiavelli to Nietzsche

David Wootton - 1996 - 946 pages
...the name of laws; but improperly: for they are but conclusions, or theorems concerning what conduceth pise, or, at least, to neglect persons of poor and...necessary both to establish and to maintain the distinc But yet if we consider the same theorems, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commandeth...
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The Cambridge Companion to Hobbes

Professor of Philosophy Tom Sorell - 1996 - 404 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 Sources of Normativity

Christine M. Korsgaard, Christine Marion Korsgaard, Korsgaard, Christine Marion Korsgaard, Gerald Allan Cohen, Raymond Geuss, Thomas Nagel, Bernard Williams - 1996 - 273 pages
...name of Lawes; but improperly: for they are but Conclusions, or Theoremes concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves; whereas...is the word of him that by right hath command over others.29 So the role of the legislator is to make what is in any case a good idea into law. Second,...
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The Political Philosophy of Hobbes: Its Basis and Its Genesis

Leo Strauss - 1963 - 172 pages
...name of Lawes ; but improperly : for they are but Conclusions, or Theoremes concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves ; whereas...is the word of him, that by right hath command over others.'2 Law is obligation.3 But obligation comes only on the basis of a covenant between formerly...
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A History of Western Political Thought

John Cbe McClelland, J. S. McClelland, McClelland, John S. McClelland, S McClelland J - 1996 - 810 pages
...call by the name of Lawes; but improperly: for they are but Conclusions, or Theoremes concerning the defence of themselves; whereas Law, properly is the...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 Sensational Restoration

H. James Jensen - 1996 - 450 pages
...the name of laws; but improperly: for they are but conclusions, or theorems concerning what conduces to the conservation and defence of themselves; whereas law, properly is the word of him, that by right has command over others. But yet if we consider the same theorems, as delivered in the word of God,...
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The Sources of Moral Agency: Essays in Moral Psychology and Freudian Theory

John Deigh, Professor of Law and Philosophy John Deigh - 1996 - 254 pages
...dictates of reason, men use to call by the name of laws, but improperly." L. p. 111. 60. Eg, ibid., "[L]aw. properly is the word of him, that by right hath command over others," and in ch. 26, "And first it is manifest, that law in general, is not counsel, but command." L, p....
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A History of Western Political Thought

J. S. McClelland, Mc Clelland J S - 1996 - 810 pages
...call hy the name of Lawes; hut improperly: for they are hut Conclusions, or Theoremes concerning the defence of themselves; whereas Law, properly is the word of him, that hv right hath command over others. But yet if we consider the same Theoremes, as delivered in the word...
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Leviathan

Thomas Hobbes - 2008 - 512 pages
...names 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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Piety and Humanity: Essays on Religion and Early Modern Political Philosophy

Douglas Kries - 1997 - 293 pages
...for they are but conclusions, or theorums concerning what conduced! 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, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commanded!...
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