The Rights Of Man
(Kindle Edition)

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Thomas Paine’s Rights of Man argues that human rights are inherent. As such, they cannot be conferred on citizens by their governments because to do so would mean that these rights can be revoked by that same government. Paine further suggests that government is responsible for protecting the rights of men, and therefore, the interests of governments and citizens are united. Within this context, Paine argues that revolution is acceptable when the rights of men are not respected or defended by their governments.

Originally published in two volumes in 1791 and 1792, Paine’s discourse reflected on the French Revolution, and positioned the uprising as an attack against a corrupt governing system, rather than a personal attack on the king himself. As a result of his arguments in favour of revolution and social welfare, Thomas Paine was tried and convicted of seditious libel against the Crown of England, and sentenced, in absentia, to hanging. Resident in France at the time of his British trial, Paine never returned to England.

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AuthorThomas Paine
BindingKindle Edition
EISBN9781443432726
FormatKindle eBook
LanguageEnglish
Language TypePublished
Number Of Pages199
Product GroupeBooks
Publication Date2015-03-03
PublisherHarperTorch
Release Date2015-03-03
StudioHarperTorch
Sales Rank144996

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