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" For this labour being the unquestionable property of the labourer, no man but he can have a right to what that is once joined to, at least where there is enough, and as good left in common for others. "
Two Treatises of Government - Page 170
by John Locke - 1821 - 401 pages
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Territorial Rights

Tamar Meisels - Philosophy - 2007 - 142 pages
...common for others' to appropriate. 47 never intended the stipulation whereby appropriation is legitimate 'at least where there is enough and as good left in common for others' as a constraint on acquisition in circumstances of scarcity. 48 This might be because Locke assumed...
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Current Continental Theory and Modern Philosophy

Stephen Daniel, Stephen Hartley Daniel - Philosophy - 2005 - 290 pages
...That is why it is clear to Locke without any further argument that the right is restricted to the case "where there is enough, and as good left in common for others" (2T, section 27, p. 288) . Furthermore, it is because the fruits of the earth are a gift that no man...
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Verteidigung der Demokratie: Abhandlungen zur Demokratietheorie

Hans Kelsen - Law - 2006 - 430 pages
...to it that excludes the common right of other men. For this labour being the unquestionable property of the labourer, no man but he can have a right to...there is enough and as good left in common for others. '5 It is hardly possible to overestimate the influence which this argumentation exercised on the social...
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Modern Liberty: And the Limits of Government

Charles Fried - Liberty - 2007 - 236 pages
...his own, and thereby makes it his property. . . . For this labour being the unquestionable property of the labourer, no man but he can have a right to...where there is enough, and as good, left in common for others.10 Implicit in this classic argument is the related axiom that just as I have a right over my...
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Rethinking Copyright: History, Theory, Language

R. Deazley - Law - 2006 - 216 pages
...it, that excludes the common right of other men: for this labour being the unquestionable property of the labourer, no man but he can have a right to...where there is enough, and as good, left in common for others.12 As with Lord Bingham's toiling farmer labour is the key, and as is the case for the labour...
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The Constitutionalist Revolution: An Essay on the History of England, 1450–1642

Alan Cromartie - History - 2006
...it'. 28 As labour is 'the unquestionable property of the labourer', Locke drew the conclusion that 'no man but he can have a right to what that is once...is enough and as good left in common for others'. 29 Once separated from the common stock, such labour-generated property might pass into the hands of...
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Liberty and Justice: Philosophical Reflections On a Free Society

Philosophy - 164 pages
...do. Voluntary asso"Lockean Proviso," a condition Locke mentions for first acquisition, namely, that "no man but he can have a right to what that is once...is enough, and as good, left in common for others." Yet Locke himself quickly makes the following observation, which fully concurs with Nozick's: "[H]e...
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Collective Decisions and Voting: The Potential for Public Choice

Nicolaus Tideman - Political Science - 2006 - 358 pages
...excludes the common right of other men. For this labor being the unquestionable property of the laborer, no man but he can have a right to what that is once...where there is enough, and as good left in common for others.2 That productivity-based inequality is attractive is easiest to see at the extremes of productivity....
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Internet Security: Hacking, Counterhacking, and Society

Kenneth Einar Himma - Business & Economics - 2007 - 310 pages
...theory of acquisition. Locke claimed "[f]or this labor being the unquestionable property of the laborer, no man but he can have a right to what that is once...to, at least where there is enough and as good left for others" (Locke, 1698, §27; italics added). As long as the proviso that "enough and as good" is...
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John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, 1728-2004: adaptations and re-writings

Uwe Böker, Ines Detmers, Anna-Christina Giovanopoulos - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 349 pages
...to it that excludes the common right of other men. For this labour being the unquestionable property of the labourer, no man but he can have a right to...once joined to, at least where there is enough, and äs good left in common for others. [...] The great and chief end [...] of men uniting into commonwealths,...
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