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Author: Thomas O McWhorter
Publisher: Nutley, N.J., Craig Press, 1966.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas O McWhorter
OCLC Number: 547394
Description: v, 265 pages 24 cm
Contents: Part One: Some general observations on the nature of man --
Man distinguishable --
The effect of passion and emotion --
The effect of instincts --
Part Two: Law and government --
The nature of law and justice --
The institution of government --
The proper functions of government --
The origin of the sovereign power of a state --
The power of the ruler or ruling body --
The problem of individual liberty --
The protection of the citizen from his own government --
The origin of the rights of the citizen --
Who is the lawgiver? --
To whom the law applies --
How the positive law is to be enforced --
The form of government to be employed --
The problem of consent in a popular government --
The problem of suffrage in a popular government --
Part Three: The rudiments of tyranny --
Tyranny defended --
Corruption and the "Common Good" --
Warning signs and the preventing of tyranny --
The end and the means --
"Change," the dialectic, and the transition to collective tyranny.

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