The contract spirit is the source of democratic ideas such as freedom, equality and rights, and the cornerstone of modern democracy and rule of law. The value orientation of freedom, equality, honesty and trustworthiness, fairness and justice advocated by the spirit of contract is highly consistent with the core values of the rule-of-law government. The spirit of contract is also the theoretical basis of the construction of limited government and the core element of the construction of the rule-of-law government. Therefore, we should carry forward the essence of contract, which is of great practical significance to the construction of China’s rule-of-law government.
democracy and rule of law