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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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Natural Law and Modern Moral Philosophy: Volume 18, Social Philosophy and ...

Ellen Frankel, Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred D. Miller, Jr, Jeffrey Paul - 2001 - 257 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."38 The position that Montesquieu takes as he allegedly refutes Hobbes from the platform of...
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Law and Morality: Readings in Legal Philosophy

David Dyzenhaus, Arthur Ripstein - 2001 - 1061 pages
...Conclusions, or Theoremes concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves; wheras 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 Invisible Origins of Legal Positivism: A Re-Reading of a Tradition

W.E. Conklin - 2001 - 350 pages
...laws. The theorems concern "what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves [of bodies]; whereas Law, properly is the word of him, that by right hath command over others."70 The theorems speculate about the causes and effects of the movement of physical bodies in...
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Zwischen Naturrecht und Partikularismus: Grundlegung christlicher Ethik mit ...

Friedrich Lohmann - 2002 - 467 pages
...name of Lawes; but improperly: for they are but Conclusions, or Théorèmes 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 Théorèmes, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commandeth...
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Hobbes, Locke, and Confusion's Masterpiece: An Examination of Seventeenth ...

Ross Harrison, Reader in Philosophy Ross Harrison, Professor of Philosphy and Fellow of King's College Cambridge Ross Harrison - 2003 - 281 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 law properly is the word of him that by right has command over others' [Lev 15.41, p. 80]. In other words, everything seems to line up: counsel not...
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History of American Political Thought

Bryan-Paul Frost, Jeffrey Sikkenga - 2003 - 834 pages
...name of Lawes, 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." A law of nature is an "Inference, made from the passions." Leviathan, 89 (chap. 1 3) and 1 1 1 (chap....
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Rights and Reason: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Rights

Jonathan L. Gorman - 2003 - 230 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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Edmund Burke and the Natural Law

Peter James Stanlis - 2015 - 311 pages
...names of Lawes; 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." 11 In Hobbes's theory of sovereignty, the absolute will of the sovereign was paramount over right reason...
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British Philosophy: Hobbes to Hume

Frederick Copleston - 2003 - 440 pages
...conclusions or theorems concerning what conduceth to the conservation and defence of themselves (men); whereas law, properly, is the word of him, that by right hath command over them'.1 Reason sees that the observance of these 'theorems' conduces to man's self-preservation and...
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First Philosophy I: Values and Society: Fundamental Problems and Readings in ...

Andrew Bailey - 2004 - 340 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 30 A moderate amount, a mean. same theorems as delivered in the word of...
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