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" Though the earth and all inferior creatures be common to all men, yet every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has any right to but himself. The labour of his body, and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his. "
Principles of Political Economy - Page 18
by George Poulett Scrope - 1833 - 457 pages
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A Declaration of Interdependence: Why America Should Join the World

Will Hutton - Business & Economics - 2003 - 348 pages
...with God's blessing. "Every man has a property in his own person. There is no body has any right to it but himself. The labour of his body, and the work of his hands we may say are properly his. Whatsoever then he removes out of the state that nature has provided,...
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On Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations: A Philosophical Companion

Samuel Fleischacker - Philosophy - 2009 - 352 pages
...and all inferior creatures be common to all men, yet every man has a property in his own person; this nobody has any right to but himself. The labour of his body and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his. Whatsoever then he removes out of the state that nature hath provided...
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Second Treatise of Government

John Locke - Liberty - 2004 - 176 pages
...all inferior creatures be common to all men, yet every man has a "property" in his own "person." This nobody has any right to but himself. The "labour" of his body and the "work" of his hands, we may say, are properly his. Whatsoever, then, he removes out of the state that Nature hath provided...
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The Library of Original Sources: Volume VI (Advance in Knowledge 1650-1800)

Oliver J. Thatcher - History - 2004 - 466 pages
...inferior creatures, be common to all men, yet every man has a property in his own person: this no body has any right to but himself. The labour of his body, and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his. Whatsoever then he removes of the state nature has provided, and left...
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Natural Rights Liberalism from Locke to Nozick: Volume 22, Part 1

Ellen Frankel Paul, Fred D. Miller, Jeffrey Paul - Law - 2005 - 428 pages
...being has a natural right to self-ownership: "every Man has a Property in his own Person. This no Body has any Right to but himself. The Labour of his Body, and the Work of his Hands, we may say, are properly his."2 By extension individuals also have a right to acquire and possess private...
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The Biblical Politics of John Locke, Volume 30

Kim Ian Parker, Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 201 pages
...inferior Creatures be common to all Men, yet every Man has a Property in his own Person. This no Body has any Right to but himself. The Labour of his Body, and the Work of his Hands, we may say, are properly his. Whatsoever then he removes out of the State that Nature hath provided,...
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Trade Secrets: Intellectual Piracy and the Origins of American Industrial Power

Doron S. Ben-Atar - Business & Economics - 2008 - 304 pages
...liberalism and individualism, John Locke: "every Man has a Property in his own Person. This no Body has any Right to but himself. The Labour of his Body, and the Work of his Hands, we may say, are properly his. Whatsoever then he removes out of the State that Nature hath provided,...
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La societą senza Stato: i fondatori del pensiero libertario

Nicola Iannello - Political Science - 2004 - 291 pages
...Press, Cambridge 1988, § 27, pp. 287-288: «every Man has a Property in his own Person. This no Body has any Right to but himself. The Labour of his Body, and the Work of his Hands, we may say, are properly his. Whatsoever then he removes out of the State that Nature hath provided,...
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The Politics of Liberty in England and Revolutionary America

Lee Ward - History - 2004 - 478 pages
...infetior Creatures he common to all Men, yet every Man has a Property in his own Petson. This no Body has any Right to but himself. The Labour of his Body, and the Work of his Hands, we may say, are properly his. (II:27) The implications of Locke's self-ownership argument are twofold....
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Owning the Genome: A Moral Analysis of DNA Patenting

David B. Resnik - Science - 2012 - 251 pages
...inferior creatures, be common to all men, yet every man has property in his own person: this no body has right to but himself. The labour of his body and the 'work of his hands, we may say, are properly his. (Locke [1764] 1980, 19, chap. 5, sec. 27) As noted in chapter 3, although...
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