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Rights of War and Peace
     

Rights of War and Peace

by Grotius, Richard Tuck (Introduction)
 
Three volumes contain Grotius' classic text, originally published in 1625, in which he grounds his ideas about the state, the individual, and rights in "the design of the Creator" as manifested in the natural world, emphasizing self defense and self preservation. This Liberty Fund edition—based on the English text of 1738, containing extensive commentary by Jean

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Three volumes contain Grotius' classic text, originally published in 1625, in which he grounds his ideas about the state, the individual, and rights in "the design of the Creator" as manifested in the natural world, emphasizing self defense and self preservation. This Liberty Fund edition—based on the English text of 1738, containing extensive commentary by Jean Barbeyrac—also includes the Prolegomena to the first edition, a document heretofore untranslated into English. An introduction and annotations by Tuck (government, Harvard U.) provide context and highlight differences between the first and second editions. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865974333
Publisher:
Liberty Fund, Incorporated
Publication date:
05/01/2005
Series:
Natural Law and Enlightenment Classics Ser.
Pages:
387
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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