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the law of nations natural law and enlightenment classics Knud Haakonssen General Editor To view this page please refer to the print edition of this book. This page intentionally left blank. uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu natural law and enlightenment classics The Law of Nations, Or, Principles of the Law of Nature, Applied to the Conduct and Affairs of Nations and Sovereigns, with Three Early Essays on the Origin and Nature of Natural Law and on Luxury Emer de Vattel Edited and with an Introduction by Béla Kapossy and Richard Whatmore lib er ty fu nd Indianapolis This book is published by Liberty Fund, Inc., a foundation established to encourage study of the ideal of a society of free and responsible individuals. The cuneiform inscription that serves as our logo and as the design motif for our endpapers is the earliest-known written appearance of the word “freedom” (amagi), or “liberty.” It is taken from a clay document written about 2300 b.c. in the Sumerian city-state of Lagash. Introduction, annotations, translations, bibliographies, index 䉷 2008 by Liberty Fund, Inc. All rights reserved Printed in the United States of America c 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 p Frontispiece courtesy of the Bibliothèque publique et universitaire, Neuchâtel, Switzerland. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Vattel, Emer de, 1714–1767. [Droit des gens. English] The law of nations, or, Principles of the law of nature, applied to the conduct and affairs of nations and sovereigns, with three early essays on the origin and nature of natural law and on luxury/Emer de Vattel; edited and with an introduction by Béla Kapossy and Richard Whatmore; translated by Thomas Nugent. p. cm.—(Natural law and enlightenment classics) Includes bibliographical references and index. isbn 978-0-86597-450-0 (hc: alk. paper) isbn 978-0-86597-451-7 (pbk.: alk. paper) 1. International law. 2. War (International law) 3. Natural law. I. Kapossy, Béla, 1965– II. Whatmore, Richard. III. Title. IV. Title: Law of nations. V. Title: Principles of the law of nature, applied to the conduct and affairs of nations and sovereigns, with three early essays on the origin and nature of natural law and on luxury. kz2414.a3d7613 2008 341—dc22 2007048362 liberty fund, inc. 8335 Allison Pointe Trail, Suite 300 Indianapolis, Indiana 46250-1684 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 ...

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ISBN
9781614878728
Related ISBN
9780865974517
MARC Record
OCLC
466082934
Pages
896
Launched on MUSE
2013-06-27
Language
English
Open Access
No
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