The Ruins[: Or, Meditations on the Revolutions of Empires and the Law of Nature

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Kessinger Publishing, Apr 1, 1996 - Philosophy - 260 pages
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Contents: Condition of Man in the Universe; The Primitive State of Man; Principles of Society; Sources of Evils of Societies; Origin of Governments and Law; Causes of the Revolutions and Ruin of Ancient States; Lessons of Times Past Repeated on the Present; Will the Human Race Improve; The New Age; A Free and Legislative People; Universal Basis of all Right and all Law; Conspiracy of Tyrants; The Search of Truth; Religious Contradictions; Religious Idea; Worship of the Elements and of the Physical Powers of Nature; Worship of the Stars, Symbols, Idolatry; Dualism; Moral and Mystical Worship Worship of the Universe under Diverse Emblems; The Element of Fire; Religion of Moses; World religions; The Law of Nature, plus much more!

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This edition IS a reprint of the translation by Thomas Jefferson and Joel Barlow. Empires Rise if Government Allows Enlightened Self-Interest to Flourish In the early days of the French Revolution ... Read full review

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October 23, 2012 The Ruins, a book by CF Volney, was widely read and very influential in its day. Now it is scarcely known. Subtitled “Meditation on the Revolutions of Empires,” Volney's once much ... Read full review

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