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As a result, Western philosophy generally developed independently of Eastern philosophy. As we proceed we shall note the role of each racial group in the development of Islamic philosophy. Veröffentlichungen des Grabmann-Institutes zur Erforschung der mittelalterlichen Theologie und Philosophie 35 (Paderborn 1990). – Toit, A. However, since no legislator can foresee every case that may arise, the rule of law must be tempered by epieikeia, “equity”, the making of exceptions to general rules when exceptional cases arise.[ 60 ] A good form of government must be stable, not liable to revolution.[ 61 ] Medieval Aristotelians gave some thought to precautions against the degeneration of kingship into tyranny.[ 62 ] Marsilius presents Defensor pacis as a supplement to Aristotle's discussion of the causes of revolution.

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Publisher: Springer; Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1996 edition (December 9, 2010)

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