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MANUAL OF POLITICAL ETHICS DESIGNED CHIEFLY FOR THE USE OF COLLEGES AND STUDENTS AT LAW SECOND EDITION, REVISED

Lieber, Francis


Item #: 9159

Pages: 2v.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2003.

Subjects: ADMINISTRATIVE LAW, POLITICAL SCIENCE

Reprint of second edition. First published in 1838 and 1839Lieber's Manual of Political Ethics, a comprehensive theoryof the state, is one of his most significant and influentialworks. It was one of the first treatises on politicalscience, and the first written in the United States.Strongly influenced by German Idealism, it argues that thestate is the ultimate expression of humanity's ancientquest for moral, ethical and spiritual fulfillment. As mucha work of advocacy as it is of theory, it urges the readerto consider the moral obligations that arise from hisparticipation in government and other civil institutions.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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