LECTURES ON THE PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL OBLIGATION
Item #: 59730
Pages: xxiv, 252 pp.
Published: London; Green and Co.; 1895. Reprinted in 2006.
Subjects: LEGAL EDUCATION, POLITICAL SCIENCE, UNITED KINGDOM
Roscoe Pound recommended this book in The Study of AmericanLaw for its discussion of legal rights, powers, liberties,privileges and liabilities (38). Green, Professor or MoralPhilosophy at Oxford Univ., was one of the most influentialphilosophers on the 19th and early 20th centuries. Lectureson the Principles of Political Obligation is his mostimportant work. Its object is to demonstrate, on the basisof his general moral philosophy, the ethical position of thestate, in particular the extent to which moral authority isjustifiable and obedience to law morally obligatory.Extracted from Vol. II of The Works of Thomas Hill Green itwent on to become a standard textbook on political theory inGreat Britain and the United States. A durable work, it isstill cited today. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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