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In the state of nature... all men are born equal, but they cannot continue in this equality. Society makes them lose it, and they recover it only by the protection of the law. - Charles Montesquieu

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French political philosopher, 1689-1755

Author Keywords: Philosopher, Political, French

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William Godwin, John Rawls, Erich Fromm, C E M Joad, Ludwig Feuerbach

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