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Published: 15 August 2013

302 Pages


ISBN: 9780199673285

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Just Property

A History in the Latin West. Volume One: Wealth, Virtue, and the Law

Christopher Pierson

  • The first of two landmark volumes on the study of private property
  • Covers more than 2,000 years and over 50 thinkers of Western political thought, from Pythagoras to John Locke
  • Shows how our ideas have their origins in Stoicism, natural and Roman Law, medieval Christianity, reformation theology, and the Renaissance
  • The introduction places the volume in the context of the fierce debates that have raged in the history of ideas over the past 40 years
  • Clear and readable style means it is accessible to the non-specialist

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