Sir John Fortescue On the Laws and Governance of England Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought

Sir John Fortescue On the Laws and Governance of England Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought[PDF / Epub] ☉ Sir John Fortescue On the Laws and Governance of England Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought Author John William Fortescue – Oaklandjobs.co.uk Sir John Fortescue was undoubtedly the foremost English political theorist of the fifteenth century This convenient volume brings together for the first time new editions of his two major works In Pra Sir John Fortescue was undoubtedly the foremost Fortescue On PDF Æ English political theorist of the fifteenth century This convenient volume brings together for the first Sir John Epub / time new editions of his two major works In Praise of the Laws of England and The Governance of England with references and John Fortescue On MOBI î suggestions for further reading These works arguably the earliest in English political thought form a coherent argument for justice against tyranny and afford John Fortescue On the Laws ePUB ✓ uniue insights into the law and governance of fifteenth century England. Crucial work on law and politics by arguably the most important political theorist of the 15th century and a towering intellectual figure in the Anglo American conservative tradition Fortescue maintains that the law of the realm reflects the historic character and experience of each nation in consonance with English common law Voluntary obedience to the law and self discipline among the citizenry are far preferable to coercion in matters of governance and the character of a nation's laws and protection of property and liberty lead to economic prosperity and an avoidance of despotism and impoverishment Fortescue remains a starting point and model for the Anglo American tradition worthy of modern attention and study I read In Praise of the Laws of England Fascinating Based on a lot of biblical sources Good at understanding the English perspective of European governments especially the differences between England and Franceuick and interesting reas Read this in yet another Janelle Greenberg course A solid primary source if you're teaching English Legal History otherwise

Sir John Fortescue On the Laws and Governance of England
  • Hardcover
  • 216 pages
  • Sir John Fortescue On the Laws and Governance of England Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought
  • John William Fortescue
  • English
  • 21 November 2016
  • 9780521434454