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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 259
by John Angus MacVannel - 1896 - 93 pages
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Rights and Duties: Property rights and duties of redistribution, Volume 6

Carl Wellman - Law - 2002 - 404 pages
...the conceptual scheme of lawyers and po litical theorists. Thus, Blackstone wrote: "There is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination, and engages...affections of mankind, as the right of property."" And the French Civil Code had as its "grand and principal object" (in the words of one of its authors)...
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Distant Sovereignty: National Imperialism and the Origins of British India

Sudipta Sen - History - 2002 - 216 pages
...included in his right of property.” 9 Blackstone, defining the absolute nature of this right, called it: “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.” 20 Through...
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The Old Manor House

Charlotte Smith - Fiction - 2002 - 587 pages
...of "property as individual absolute dominion": "that sole and despotic dominion which one man [sic] claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in total exclusion of the rights of any other individual in the universe," as Blackstone phrased it. 1 Orlando, then, must relate...
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Distant Sovereignty: National Imperialism and the Origins of British India

Sudipta Sen - History - 2002 - 216 pages
...included in his right of property."19 Blackstone, defining the absolute nature of this right, called it: "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."20 Through forms...
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Locke, Jefferson, and the Justices: Foundations and Failures of the US ...

George M. Stephens - Law - 2007 - 224 pages
...property rights and made government paramount. James Madison explained that property . .. means that dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world, in exclusion of every other individual ... it embraces everything to which a man may attach a value and...
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Philosophical Theory and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

William Sweet - Philosophy - 2003 - 241 pages
...England, written during that period, evidences this acceptance by stating that the "right of property" is "that sole and despotic dominion which one man claims...exercises over the external things of the world, in the total exclusion of the right of any other individual in the universe."" However, the best-known...
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Games of Property: Law, Race, Gender, and Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses

Thadious M. Davis - Law - 2003 - 339 pages
...racially closed space of "family." "There is nothing," William Blackstone remarks in his Commentaries, "which so generally strikes the imagination and engages...affections of mankind, as the right of property; or the sole and despotic dominion which one man claims and exercises over the external things of the world,...
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Alexander Hamilton and the Growth of the New Nation

John Chester Miller - Biography & Autobiography - 1964 - 659 pages
...enjoyment of what he acquired by his fortune and industry. Like Blackstone, Hamilton thought that nothing "so generally strikes the imagination and engages...affections of mankind, as the right of property," and that it tended "more powerfully than any other cause to augment the national wealth." His vision...
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Property Rights: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Polly J. Price - Law - 2003 - 321 pages
...THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY ISSUES AND PROSPECTS [Property] 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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On the Origin of the Right to Copy: Charting the Movement of Copyright Law ...

Ronan Deazley - Law - 2004 - 261 pages
...vote itself; There is nothing which so generally strikes the imagination, and engages the affectations of mankind, as the right of property; or that sole...things of the world, in total exclusion of the right of every other individual in the universe. And yet there are very few, that will give themselves the trouble...
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