Law as a Means to an End

The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd., 1999 - 483 pagina's
Jhering, Rudolph von. Law as a Means to an End. Translated from the German by Isaac Husik with an Editorial Preface by Joseph H. Drake and with Introductions by Henry Lamm and W.M. Geldart. Boston: The Boston Book Company, 1913. lxi, 483 pp. Reprinted 1999 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. LCCN 99-23754. ISBN 1-58477-009-0. Cloth. $80. * Originally published as Volume V of the Modern Legal Philosophy Series. Influential landmark of nineteenth century jurisprudence on which the modern concept of social utilitarianism is based. Jhering [1818-1892] advances the idea that law should be used to realize social justice. The Struggle for Law, another Jhering classic, is also available as a reprint published by The Lawbook Exchange.

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Pagina xxxiii - Books that you may carry to the fire, and hold readily in your hand, are the most useful after all.
Pagina xviii - Nature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign masters, pain and pleasure. It is for them alone to point out what we ought to do, as well as to determine what we shall do.
Pagina 316 - A treaty on non-proliferation of nuclear weapons is not an end in itself but only a means to an end.
Pagina 406 - But by selling himself for a slave, he abdicates his liberty; he foregoes any future use of it beyond that single act. He therefore defeats, in his own case, the very purpose which is the justification of allowing him to dispose of himself.
Pagina 408 - Drunkenness, for example, in ordinary cases, is not a fit subject for legislative interference; but I should deem it perfectly legitimate that a person, who had once been convicted of any act of violence to others under the influence of drink, should be placed under a special legal restriction, personal to himself; that if...

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