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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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The Philosophical Foundations of Environmental Law: Property, Rights and Nature

Sean Coyle, Karen Morrow - 2004 - 228 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.53 50 Leviathan 1.14.190. Emphasis in original. 51 Ibid 1.15.201. For an instance of this view...
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Wayward Contracts: The Crisis of Political Obligation in England, 1640-1674

Victoria Kahn - 2009 - 392 pages
...Conclusions, or Théorèmes 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 Théorèmes, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commandeth...
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Oxford Studies in Early Modern Philosophy, Volume 1

Daniel Garber, Steven M. Nadler - 2003 - 272 pages
...those governed by laws and a common power, Hobbes s undetstanding of law is fairly straightforward: 'law, properly, is the word of him that by right hath command over others.'8 By a 'common power,' Hobbes clearly means a person, instimtion, or deity wuh the authoruy...
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Leviathan, Parts I and II

Thomas Hobbes - 2005 - 378 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 all...
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Liberty: God's Gift to Humanity

Chana B. Cox - 2006 - 285 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 all...
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The Language of Liberal Constitutionalism

Howard Schweber - 2007
...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." (Hobbes [1651], 1996: go. See Gauthier, 1979: 551-52.) This positivistic definition of the word "law"...
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Lectures on the History of Political Philosophy

John Rawls - 2009 - 496 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, as delivered in the word of God, that by right commandeth...
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Ethical Theory: An Anthology

Russ Shafer-Landau - 2007 - 796 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 theorems as delivered in the word of God,...
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