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" There is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination, and engages the affections of mankind, as the right of property; or that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in total exclusion... "
Hegel's Doctrine of the Will - Page 257
by John Angus MacVannel - 1896 - 103 pages
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New Essays in the Legal and Political Theory of Property

Stephen R. Munzer - Business & Economics - 2001 - 211 pages
...human autonomy becomes private property's supreme virtue. Often cited is Blackstone's invocation of "that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe."3** Blackstone, however, also argued that, in the state of nature, someone who first 37 See...
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The Lost World of Classical Legal Thought: Law and Ideology in America, 1886 ...

William M. Wiecek - Law - 2001 - 286 pages
...developing commercial and industrial economy of Jacksonian America. Blackstone defined property as "that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe."221 His view stressed two dominant characteristics of property: the object was physical things,...
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Romancing the Shadow: Poe and Race

J. Gerald Kennedy, Liliane Weissberg - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 292 pages
...Great House of Usher ultimately falls. If we take Blackstone's stunning embrace of property as the "sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and...external things of the world, in total exclusion of the tight of any other individual in the universe" (2:2),^ we tind a key not only to Poe's monomaniacal...
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Madison V. Marshall: Popular Sovereignty, Natural Law, and the United States ...

Guy Padula - History - 2002 - 208 pages
...definition to the word than is commonly done today: The term in its particular application means "that dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in exclusion of every other individual." In its larger and juster meaning, it embraces every thing to...
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Property Rights: From Magna Carta to the Fourteenth Amendment

Bernard H. Siegan - Law - 329 pages
...rights. Blackstone confined his definition to material things. The right of property, he wrote, is "that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things in the world, in total exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe."177 He was more...
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Equality in Liberty and Justice

Antony Flew - Philosophy - 224 pages
...Madison wrote in the same strain: Property ... in its particular application means that domination which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in exclusion of every other individual. In its larger and juster meaning, it embraces everything to which...
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The Holy Bible and the Law

Jacob W. Ehrlich - Law - 1962 - 240 pages
...other matters as he may direct. There is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination as the sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and...total exclusion of the right of any other individual. However, the most effectual way of abandoning property is by the death of the owner, when both the...
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Distant Sovereignty: National Imperialism and the Origins of British India

Sudipta Sen - History - 2002 - 216 pages
...definition of property rights in this era was summed up by William Blackstone as "that sole and drspatit dominion which one man claims and exercises over the...exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe."9' Given this perception of native sociery, it is not difficult to see why there was such...
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Private Property and Abuse of Rights in Victorian England: The Story of ...

Michael Taggart - Law - 2002 - 235 pages
...right' vested in individuals 'by the immutable laws of nature'.8 Famously, he defined property as 'the sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and...the world, in total exclusion of the right of any individual in the universe'.9 But this focus on the 'absolute' nature of property can mislead.10 As...
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Common Ground: Eighteenth-Century English Satiric Fiction and the Poor

Judith Frank - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 230 pages
...population" made offences against property more common. William Blackstone wrote, "there is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination, and engages...affections of mankind, as the right of property," and his editor Christian referred in 1793 to "that law of property, which nature herself has written...
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