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The Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution

The Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution

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by Thomas Paine
     
 

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Written in a fit of pique brought about by Edmund Burke's blistering attack of the French Revolution, Paine's The Rights of Man has come to be regarded as one of the most important works in the realm of Western political philosophy. In it, Paine contends that some rights that are granted through natural law, rather than by governments or constitutions. A

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Written in a fit of pique brought about by Edmund Burke's blistering attack of the French Revolution, Paine's The Rights of Man has come to be regarded as one of the most important works in the realm of Western political philosophy. In it, Paine contends that some rights that are granted through natural law, rather than by governments or constitutions. A must-read for those interested in politics, philosophy, and the intersection of the two.

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ISBN-13:
9781775417330
Publisher:
The Floating Press
Publication date:
02/01/2010
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NOOK Book
File size:
326 KB

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