Deriving its just powers from the consent of the governed
Monson, Charles H.
Beecher, Allyson, director
University of Utah. Department of Philosophy, publisher
Utah; Salt Lake City (Utah)
Philosophy--Study and teaching. ; State, The--Philosophy
philosophy; popular sovereignty; social contract
Introduces theories on popular sovereignty including John of Salisbury's notion of people as the sovereignty and John Locke's contract theory of the state. The lecture explains the design of government by legislature, and the operation of government by the consent of the governed.