An Approach to Political Philosophy: Locke in Contexts

An Approach to Political Philosophy: Locke in Contexts

by James Tully
     
 

John Locke (1632-1704) is one of the most important and original political philosophers of all time. This study combines the author's most original and innovative statements in a systematic treatment of Locke's thought that is contextual and critical. See more details below

Overview

John Locke (1632-1704) is one of the most important and original political philosophers of all time. This study combines the author's most original and innovative statements in a systematic treatment of Locke's thought that is contextual and critical.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521430609
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Series:
Ideas in Context Series, #25
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction1
A Philosophy of Limited Government
1An introduction to Locke's political philosophy9
Property Disputes
2After the Macpherson thesis71
3The framework of natural rights in Locke's analysis of property96
4Differences in the interpretation of Locke on property118
5Rediscovering America: the Two treatises and aboriginal rights137
Governing Subjects
6Governing conduct: Locke on the reform of thought and behaviour179
7Rights in abilities242
8Progress and scepticism262
Freedom and Revolution
9Liberty and natural law281
10Political freedom315
Index324

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