Principia; Or, Basis Of Social Science by Robert Joseph WrightPrincipia; Or, Basis Of Social Science by Robert Joseph Wright

Principia; Or, Basis Of Social Science

byRobert Joseph Wright

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876. Excerpt: ... indeed do we recognize any such thing as a Corporation sole. The nearest approach to it, in our classification, is partnership. That is the smallest Corporation we can admit of, even in the definition. § 2. Our Preliminaries. In order to consider this subject fairly, it is necessary for us to make some classifications very different from the old ones. Furthermore, inasmuch as the term "Corporation" is not commonly understood in that wide extent, or with that wide significance, that we are about to give it;--or perhaps it would be more proper to say, that the classes of Corporations of which we are about to treat principally, are scarcely ever found, even in theories or in books; and as the kinds of uses also are not common; we will have to introduce several further classifications. Referring then, to our classification of the fundamental personal Elements of the Analytics, we remember, that whilst we had six lastinctive, we had only one Deliberative, Element. There is therefore nothing in the classification of the Analytics, so unique, and without sub-divisions, as Corporation; unless indeed it be the Summary Introduction, on Social Science in general. Corporations have to be classified somewhat like,--Gentjs Homo,--species man. This singularity however, refers only to their location as a whole, or as an Element. But when we come to their sub-divisions, the exactly opposite characteristic becomes apparent; and Corporations open up more diversified and complicated sets of classifications, than either of the other divisions. And although they have their historical origin in the tribe and its principles, yet their susceptibilities of almost indefinite development and application, entitle them, in the classification, to a position of almost unparalleled ...
Title:Principia; Or, Basis Of Social ScienceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:188 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.4 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021703246X

ISBN - 13:9780217032469