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" Though the earth and all inferior creatures be common to all men, yet every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has any right to but himself. The labour of his body, and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his. "
The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it - Page 242
by Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 420 pages
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Inventing Leadership: The Challenge of Democracy

J. Thomas Wren - Political Science - 2007 - 404 pages
...justification for the private ownership of property based upon one's individual labor. As Locke explained it, 'Though the earth, and all inferior creatures, be common to all men, yet every man has & property in his own person.... The labour of his body, and the work of his hands, we may say, are...
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A General Theory of Trade and Competition: Trade Liberalisation and ...

Shanker Singham - Commercial policy - 2007 - 551 pages
...of moral and international law. John Locke (in his Second Treatise of Government (1689) noted that: [e]very man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to but himself. The labour of his body, and the works of his hands, we may say, are properly...
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Land Use Controls and Property Rights: A Guide for Real Estate Professionals

John P. Lewis - Land use - 2007 - 288 pages
...liberty, and property. Notions of the common good and public welfare cannot "trump" natural rights. Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to but himself. The labor of his body, and the works of his hands, we may say, are his property....
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Altering Nature: Volume I: Concepts of ‘Nature’ and ‘The Natural’ in ...

B. A. Lustig, B.A. Brody, Gerald P. McKenny - Philosophy - 2008 - 332 pages
...them some way or other before they can be of any use or at all beneficial to any particular man.... Though the earth and all inferior creatures be common...person; this nobody has any right to but himself. The labor of his body and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his. Whatsover then he removes...
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Capabilities and Social Justice: The Political Philosophy of Amartya Sen and ...

John M. Alexander - Political Science - 2008 - 187 pages
...beings have a 'natural right' to own their labour and by extension to what they mix their labour with. 'Every man has a property in his own person: this nobody has any right to but himself. The labour of his body, and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his. Whatsoever then he...
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Driving Innovation: Intellectual Property Strategies for a Dynamic World

Michael A. Gollin - Law - 2008
...Locke described the labor theory of property in chapter V of his Second Treatise on Government (1690): [E]very man has a "property" in his own "person:" This nobody has any right to but himself. The "labour" of his body, and the "work" of his hands, we may say, are properly his. Whatsoever, then,...
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