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Sir Henry Sumner Maine, Popular Government (LF ed.) [1885]

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Sir Henry Sumner Maine, Popular Government, with an Introduction by George W. Carey (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1976).

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Originally written for the Quarterly Review, these essays question the commonly accepted justifications for “popular government” - Rousseauian natural law and Benthamite utilitarianism. The Liberty Fund edition based upon the first edition of 1885 contains an introduction by George W. Carey.

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