Excerpts on Absolutism

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Unformatted text preview: e said a good king will frame all his actions to be according to the law, yet is he not bound thereto but of his good will and for good example- - giving to his subjects . . . So as I have already said, a good king, though he be above the law, will subject and frame his actions thereto, for example's sake to his subjects, and of his own free will, but not as subject or bound thereto… (source: http://www.thenagain.info/Classes/Sources/JamesI.html) Extracts from Bossuet's Work on Kingship (La Politique tirée de l'Écriture sainte, 1679) …...
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2014 for the course SPS 101 taught by Professor Saygın during the Spring '12 term at Sabancı University.

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