By Richard Cumberland
"A Treatise of the legislation of Nature", initially titled "De Legibus Naturae", first seemed in 1672 as a theoretical reaction to a number of matters that got here jointly throughout the past due 1660s. It conveyed a conviction that technology may perhaps supply an efficient technique of demonstrating either the contents and the compulsory strength of the legislations of nature. At a time whilst Hobbes's paintings seemed to recommend that the appliance of technological know-how undermined instead of supported the belief of compulsory usual legislations, Cumberland's "De Legibus Naturae" supplied a systematic clarification of the average necessity of altruism. via his argument for an ethical legal responsibility to traditional legislations, Cumberland made a severe intervention within the early debate over the position of ordinary jurisprudence at a second while the usual legislation venture used to be greatly suspected of heterodoxy and incoherence. this is often the 1st smooth variation of "A Treatise of the legislation of Nature", in accordance with John Maxwell's English translation of 1727. The version comprises Maxwell's vast notes and appendixes. It additionally presents, for the 1st time in English, manuscript additions by way of Cumberland and fabric from Barbeyrac's 1744 French version and John Towers's variation of 1750.
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A Treatise of the Laws of Nature (Natural Law and Enlightenment Classics) by Richard Cumberland