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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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John Locke and the Origins of Private Property: Philosophical Explorations ...

Matthew H. Kramer - History - 2004 - 368 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 VCbrk of his Hands, we may say, are properly his. Whatsoever then he removes out of the State that...
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Common Scents: Comparative Encounters in High-Victorian Fiction

Janice Carlisle - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 238 pages
...importance of CB Macpherson's conception of "possessive individualism": as Locke puts it, when a man owns himself, "the Labour of his Body, and the Work of his Hands," he becomes an individual.1 By the i86os for some men, however, such simple bases for individuation...
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The Wealth of Ideas: A History of Economic Thought

Alessandro Roncaglia - Business & Economics - 2006 - 596 pages
...to all men in common. He argued, however, that 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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Freedom, a Fading Illusion

Charles Merlin Umpenhour - Business & Economics - 2005 - 569 pages
...adopting a Constitution. Locke contended, "Every man has a Property of 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".. ."The great and chief end therefore, of Men uniting into Commonwealths,...
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Kidney for Sale by Owner: Human Organs, Transplantation, and the Market

Mark J. Cherry - Medical - 2005 - 280 pages
...interpretation. For example, Locke affirms that "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.'02 This natural authority of persons over themselves and their property...
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Norms of Liberty: A Perfectionist Basis for Non-Perfectionist Politics

Douglas B. Rasmussen, Douglas J.Den Uyl - Political Science - 2010 - 381 pages
...foundation in choice. Cíjapfer J\[ine~ SELF-OWNERSHIP 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 hand, we may say are properly his. JOHN LOCKE, SECOND TREATISE Each individual, as a natural fact,...
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Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture

Catherine E. Ingrassia, Jeffrey S. Ravel - History - 2005 - 364 pages
...declaration, to which I alluded above, that "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."" According to Macpherson, by Locke's model one could be truly an individual...
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Measures of Possibility: Emily Dickinson's Manuscripts

Domhnall Mitchell, Professor of English Domhnall Mitchell - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 448 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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The Ways of Judgement

Oliver O'Donovan - Philosophy - 2008 - 347 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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Taking Religious Pluralism Seriously: Spiritual Politics on America's Sacred ...

Barbara A. McGraw, Jo Renee Formicola - Religion - 2005 - 368 pages
...philosophes. John Locke believed that each individual has "a property in his own person: this nobody has a right to but himself. The labour of his body, and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his."45 Among the founders of the American Republic who studied him, Locke's...
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