A History of Mediaeval Political Theory in the West Volume 1

 
9780217341158: A History of Mediaeval Political Theory in the West Volume 1
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...of justice in language taken, in the main, from Cicero's treatise, "De Inventione," but which in part also suggests the definitions of Ulpian.1 These definitions of justice, however, only show that St Augustine follows the general tradition of the relations of law and justice, and the nature of civil justice. The first mentioned phrase is, as far as we have seen, isolated, and can hardly be cited in correction of the deliberate and con sidered omission of the quality of justice in his formal definition of the State. It must, at the same time, be recognised that St Augustine is compelled to abstract the quality of justice from the definition of the State, not by any course of reflection upon the nature of the State, but by his theological conception of justice,--a conception which might be regarded as true upon his premisses, but which can only be understood as related to those premisses. We cannot express a decided judgment upon the very inter omne quod jus dicitur, jus est. Quid si aliquis oondat jus iniquum? Nec jus dicendum est, si iiijustum est. Illud ergo verum jus, quod etiam justum est. Vide quid feceris, non quid patiaris. Si jus fecisti, injuriam pateris: si injuriam fecisti jus pateris."--Cf. with Cicero in De Civ. Dei, six. 21. 1 De Div. Qusest., xxxi: "Justitia est habitus animi, communi utilitate conservata, suam cuique tribuens dignitatem. Ejus initium est ab natura profectum: deinde quaedam in consuetudinem ex utilitatis ratione venerunt: postea res et ab natura profectas et a consuetudine probatas, legum metus et religio sanxit. Natura jus est, quod non opinio genuit, sed qusedam innata vis inseruit, ut religionem, pietatem, gratiam, vindicationem, observantiam, veritatem. Religio est quae superioris...

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