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Institutes of divine jurisprudence : with selections from Foundations of the law of nature and nations / Christian Thomasius ; edited, translated, and with an Introduction by Thomas Ahnert.

Author/creator Thomasius, Christian, 1655-1728
Other author/creatorAhnert, Thomas.
Other author/creatorThomasius, Christian, 1655-1728. Fundamenta juris naturae et gentium. Selections.
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoIndianapolis, Ind. : Liberty Fund, Inc.,
Descriptionxxiv, 659 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Subject(s)
Uniform titleInstitutiones jurisprudentiae divinae. English
Series Natural law and enlightenment classics
Natural law and enlightenment classics.
Contents Book I. On jurisprudence in general -- On divine jurisprudence -- On the interpretation of divine laws in general and on practical principles -- On the interpretation of divine laws in particular, that is, on the first principles of natural law and positive universal law -- On the duties of man toward god -- Book II. On the duty of man toward himself -- On the duty of man toward others, in particular on preserving equality among humans -- On avoiding pride -- On not harming others and on compensating for harm that has been done -- On the various duties of humanity -- On the duty of persons forming an agreement -- On the duty of man concerning speech -- On the duty of those taking an oath -- On duty concerning things and their ownership -- On the duty concerning the prices of things -- On the interpretation of divine and human will insofar as it is expressed in words -- Book III. On the duty of man toward fellow humans in general -- On the duty of man with regard to conjugal society -- On the positive laws concerning the duties of marriage -- On the duties of parents and children -- On the duties of lords and servants -- On the duties of those living in a commonwealth -- On the duties of citizens in states concerning punishments -- On the duties of confederates -- On duties toward legates -- On duties toward the dead -- On the application of divine laws -- Selections from foundations of the law of nature and nations. The reason for this work -- On the moral nature of man -- On the law of nature and nations.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 623-634) and index.
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Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
LanguageTranslated from the Latin.
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2011013180
ISBN9780865975187 (hbk. : alk. paper)
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ISBN9780865975194 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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