Lectures on Jurisprudence(The Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith) - Adam Smith

Lectures on Jurisprudence(The Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith)

Adam Smith

Book Summary

Smiths Lectures on Jurisprudence, originally delivered at the University of Glasgow in 1762-1763, present his theory of the rules by which civil government ought to be directed. The chief purpose of government, according to Smith, is to preserve justice; and the object of justice is security from injury. The state must protect the individuals right to his person, p