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An enquiry concerning political justice
'To a rational being there can be but one rule of conduct, justice, and one mode of ascertaining that rule, the exercise of his understanding.' Godwin's Political Justice is the founding text of
Article in Press
In 1825, Hazlitt described some of the fluctuations which the reputation of William Godwin had already experienced: ‘during his lifetime,’ he had ‘secured to himself the triumphs and the
Enquiry Concerning Political Justice, And Its Influence On Morals And Happiness
One of the great polemics and the key founding anarchist text, Godwin's Enquiry is his major work of political philosophy. Enquiry Concerning Political Justice established William Godwin as the chief
History of the commonwealth of England. From its commencement, to the restoration of Charles the Second
William Godwin was an important figure in the intellectual landscape of the late-18th and early-19th centuries. The husband of Mary Wollstonecraft and the father-in-law of Percy Bysshe Shelley,