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Montesquieu – The Spirit of the Laws – Part 3

[For a brief explanation of this project go here.  And for bibliographical information go here.] BOOK 1 – On laws in general.  Chapter II – On the laws of nature Chapter 2 is short, just a little over one page, but Montesquieu covers a decent amount.  He starts by saying that the laws of nature […]

Montesquieu – The Spirit of the Laws – Part 2

[For a brief explanation of this project go here.  And for bibliographical information go here.] BOOK 1 – On laws in general.  Chapter I – On laws in their relation with various beings. Here is my second entry in my public reading series.  I must apologize for the delay.  My life has been challenging lately.  […]

Montesquieu – The Spirit of the Laws – Part 1

[For a brief explanation of this project go here.] I am starting my public reading project with Montesquieu’s The Spirit of the Laws.  I had a few reasons for picking this.  First, it is an absolute classic, but I’ve never read it, not even excerpts.  Second, this is a presidential election year and I know […]