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The Best of the OLL No. 13: Immanuel Kant, “The Principles of Political Right” (1791)

This is part of “The Best of the Online Library of Liberty” which is a collection of some of the most important material in the OLL. This essay is by the German philosopher Immanuel Kant who makes a strong case for the equality of rights under the rule of law, the protection of the “universal law of Freedom,” and the liberty of the press.