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Discourses concerning government

Sidney, Algernon

Discourses concerning government

by Algernon Sidney, ... Publish"d from an original manuscript. The second edition carefully corrected. To which is added, the paper he deliver"d to the Sheriffs immediately before his death. And an alphabetical table.

by Sidney, Algernon

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Published by printed by J. Darby in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 4885, no. 35.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[8],424[i.e.420],[48]p.,plate
Number of Pages424
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16903835M

His Discourses Concerning Government (the text for which Sidney lost his life) was written during the Exclusion Crisis, as a response to Robert Filmer's Patriarcha, a defense of divine right monarchy, first published in The divine right of kings is a political system in which all powers of government are vested solely in the king and granted to him by : 15 January , Baynard's Castle, London, England. For an account of Sidney's influence on the colonies see Caroline Robbins' "Algernon Sidney's 'Discourses Concerning Government:' Textbook of Revolution." The William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, IV, (), pp. Price: $

two treatises of government. in the former the false principles and foundation of sir robert filmer and his followers are detected and overthrown. the latter is an essay concerning the true original extent and end of civil government. An Answer to Dr. Stillingfleet’s Book of the Unreasonableness of Separation The True Nature of a Gospel Church and Its Government Works: vol 21 of 21 .pdf) EPUB – Kindle A Discourse Concerning Love, Church-Peace, and Unity A Survey of a Discourse Concerning Ecclesiastical Polity Tracts, and Orationes Sex Oxonii Habitae.

Two Treatises of Government In the Former, The False Principles and Foundation of Sir Robert Filmer, and His Followers, Are Detected and Overthrown: The Latter, Is an Essay Concerning the Original, Extent, and End, of Civil Government John LockeFile Size: KB. Sidney's most famous work, Discourses on Government, cost him his head. However, the ideas it put forth would survive and ultimately culminate in the founding of the United States. This is the scarce first Edinburgh edition, in two volumes, of (The book was first .


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Written in response to Sir Robert Filmer's Patriarcha (), the Discourses Concerning Government by Algernon Sidney (–) has been treasured for more than three centuries as a classic defense of republicanism and popular government/5(3).

Written in response to Sir Robert Filmer’s Patriarcha (), the Discourses Concerning Government by Algernon Sidney (–) has been treasured for more than three centuries as a classic defense of republicanism and popular government. Thomas G. West is Paul and Dawn Potter Professor of Politics, Hillsdale College/5.

Excerpt from Discourses Concerning Government, Vol. 1 of 2 Eveiy noble {ti-anger who came to Denmark, was allowed to write a motto or verfe in the King's book of motto's.

About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at hor: Algernon Sidney. Sidney wrote Discourses Concerning Government in response to a book by Sir Robert Filmer defending the divine and natural right of kings to absolute rule. Filmer’s book, Patriarcha: A Defence of the Natural Power of Kings against the Unnatural Liberty of the People, was first published inthough it had been written much earlier.

Sidney was later charged with plotting against Charles II, in part based on his work, Discourses Concerning Government, used by the A republican political theorist, colonel, and commissioner of the trial of King Charles I of England, he opposed the king's s: 0. Discourses Concerning Government, Volume 1 Discourses Concerning Government, Algernon Sidney Discourses concerning government [in reply to 5/5(1).

Written in response to Sir Robert Filmer’s Patriarcha (), the Discourses Concerning Government by Algernon Sidney (–) has been treasured for more than three centuries as a classic defense of republicanism and popular government. Thomas G. West is Paul and Dawn Potter Professor of Politics, Hillsdale College.

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: DISCOURSES CONCERNING GOVERNMENT Involved in some of the same anti-monarchical causes as John Locke, Sidney was caught up in the conspiracy to oust King Charles II.

He was beheaded on December 7,a martyr to the English Whig cause. Fifteen years after his death, his Discourses Concerning Government was published. Government is not instituted for the good of the Governor, but of the Governed; and Power is not an Advantage, but a Burden.

SECTION 4. The Paternal Right devolves to, and is inherited by all the Children. SECTION 5. Freemen join together, and frame greater or lesser Societies, and give such Forms to them as best please themselves.

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"DISCOURSES CONCERNING GOVERNMENT" Algernon Sidney For the complete text of Sidney's work ( edition), see: "Discourses Concerning Government" Source Text: Algernon Sidney, "Discourses Concerning Government" (Third Edition, A. Millar, London, ). Discourses Concerning Government.

by Algernon Sidney, Esq; to Which Are Added, Memoirs of His Life, and an Apology for Himself, Both Now First Published, and the Latter from His Original Manuscript. the Third Edition Rated stars. Discourses Concerning Government Published from an Original Manuscript of the Author.

First edition of “the best elementary book of the principles of government which has ever been published in any language,” one of the primary influences on the Declaration of Independence.

Thomas Jefferson was one of many influenced by Sidney's ideas. This first post is about Algernon Sidney’s Discourses Concerning Government, first published posthumously in and reprinted throughout the 18th century.

Sidney’s famous defense of republican government was written in response to Sir Robert Filmer’s Patriarcha, which supported the divine right of kings to absolute power. A facsimile version of the edition. Written in response to Sir Robert Filmer’s Patriarcha (), the Discourses Concerning Government is a classic defense of republicanism and popular government.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(4). The "Discourses concerning government" is an answer to Filmer's "Patriarcha". cf. Dict.

nat. biog., v, p. Discourses concerning government (Book, ) [] Get this from a library!His best known work, Patriarcha, published posthumously inwas the target of numerous Whig attempts at rebuttal, including Algernon Sidney 's Discourses Concerning Government, James Tyrrell 's Patriarcha Non Monarcha and John Locke 's Two Treatises of Government.