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Consent and Popular Sovereignty in Medieval Political Thought: Marsilius of Padua’s Defensor pacis

Democratic Moments : Reading Democratic Texts

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018


...The primary human authority, simply speaking, to pass or institute human laws belongs to that from which alone the best laws can result. But this is the universal body of the citizens or its prevailing part, which represents the whole...