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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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The Politics of Liberty in England and Revolutionary America

Lee Ward - History - 2004 - 459 pages
...individual's body and the actions of that body. Locke claims: Though the Earth, and all infetior Creatures he common to all Men, yet every Man has a Property in his own Petson. This no Body has any Right to but himself. The Labour of his Body, and the Work of his Hands,...
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On Modern Origins: Essays in Early Modern Philosophy

Richard Kennington - Philosophy - 2004 - 287 pages
...theocentric natural law teaches us that we are the property of God; but chapter 5 asserts that "every man has property in his own person. This nobody has any right to but himself" (2.27). Efforts to remove this well-known contradiction are far from successful.7 We need then a different...
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The Little Book of Bathroom Philosophy: Daily Wisdom from the Worlds ...

Philosophy
...all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions. Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself. Governmcnt has no other end than the preservation of property. A nding body...
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Modern Catholic Social Teaching: Commentaries and Interpretations

Kenneth R. Himes - Religion - 2005 - 563 pages
...under government, but government does not grant the right to property. Rather, according to Locke, 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...
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Savage State: Welfare Capitalism and Inequality

Edward J. Martin, Rodolfo Torres - Social Science - 2005 - 196 pages
...right to the income of which that labor can earn in a free and competitive market. John Locke states: Though the earth and all inferior creatures be common...has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to but himself. The labor of his body and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his....
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Measures of Possibility: Emily Dickinson's Manuscripts

Domhnall Mitchell, Professor of English Domhnall Mitchell - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 425 pages
...secular philosophical precedent in Locke's familiar passage from the Two Treatises on Government (1690): "Though the Earth, and all inferior Creatures be common...yet every Man has a Property in his own Person. This no Body has any Right to but himself. The Labour of his Body, and the Work of his Hands, we may say,...
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The Ways of Judgment: The Bampton Lectures, 2003

Oliver O'Donovan - Religion - 2005 - 330 pages
...squatters, etc. On these cf. Grotius, De iure belli ac pads 2.2.6-17. 25. Two Treatises of Government 5.27: "Though the Earth, and all inferior Creatures, be...yet every Man has a Property in his own Person. This no Body has any Right to but himself. The Labour of his Body, and the Work of his Hands, we may say,...
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How the Indians Lost Their Land: Law and Power on the Frontier

Stuart Banner - History - 2005 - 344 pages
...16905, is well known for, among other things, Locke's assertion that property rights arise from labor. "Though the Earth, and all inferior Creatures be common...Men, yet every Man has a Property in his own Person" Locke asserted. "The Labour of his Body, and the Work of his Hands, we may say, are properly his."...
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Norms of Liberty: A Perfectionist Basis for Non-Perfectionist Politics

Douglas B. Rasmussen, Douglas J.Den Uyl - Political Science - 2010
...central to the nature of goodness itself — its foundation in choice. Cíjapfer J\[ine~ SELF-OWNERSHIP 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 hand, we may say are properly his. JOHN LOCKE, SECOND TREATISE...
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The Wealth of Ideas: A History of Economic Thought

Alessandro Roncaglia - Business & Economics - 2006 - 596 pages
...that land and all the lower creatures have been given to all men in common. He argued, however, that 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,...
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