"Common Will" and the Law of Personal Rights Willard, A.J. An Examination of the Law of Personal Rights, To Discover the Principles of the Law, As Ascertained from the Practical Rules of the Law, And Harmonized with the Nature of Social Relations. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1882. 429 pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Original cloth, blind frames to boards, gilt title to spine. Negligible rubbing to boards, some fraying to spine ends, corners bumped and lightly worn, internally clean. A nice copy of an uncommon title. $35. * "The author begins with the origin in nature of law, finds it in the social nature of man, and the habits and tendencies springing therefrom which crystallize into the "common will," the community becoming self-conscious of these habits and tendencies through the judicial function by which individual conduct is compared with the common will, which thereby becomes the standard of right and wrong. In the exercise of this function, the principles that underlie the tendencies are discovered and stated, and become the principles of the law.": American Law Review 16 (1882) 1882.
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