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Jeremy Bentham
"Critique of the Doctrine of Inalienable, Natural Rights," from Anarchical Fallacies, vol. 2 of Bowring (ed.), Works, 1843.
Principles of Morals and Legislation (1781).
Noam Chomsky
William Godwin (1756-1836)
Enquiry Concerning Political Justice, and Its Influence on Morals and Happiness, 1842. (Volume 1: pdf file) -- (Volume 2: pdf file)
Thomas Hobbes
De Cive (The Citizen) (1651).
Leviathan (1651).
L. T. Hobhouse
The Elements of Social Justice, 1922. [pdf file]
David Hume
Of the Original Contract (1748).
Of the Dignity or Meanness of Human Nature
Idea of a Perfect Commonwealth (1754).
Thomas Jefferson
Declaration of Independence (July 4, 1776).
Immanual Kant
The Science of Right, translated by W. Hastie (1790).
Peter Kropotkin
The State: Its Historic Role, 1908.
John Locke
A Letter Concerning Toleration (1689).
An Essay concerning the true original, extent and end of civil Government (1690).
Two Treatises on Government (1764 edition).
John Stuart Mill
On Liberty
Representative Government (1861).
The Subjection of Women
John Milton
Areopagitica (1643).
Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu
The Spirit ofLaws, (1752). Translated by Thomas Nugent, revised by J. V. Prichard.
John Rawls
Jean Jacques Rousseau
A Discourse Upon The Origin and The Foundation of The Inequality among Mankind
Second Discourse on the Origins of Inequality (1755).
Henry David Thoreau
On Civil Disobedience
Alexis de Tocqueville
Democracy in America (1835).
Robert Paul Wolff
In Defense of Anarchism, 1970.
Social Justice: A Critical Essay, 1900. [pdf file]