Two Treatises of Government and a Letter Concerning Toleration / Edition 1

Two Treatises of Government and a Letter Concerning Toleration / Edition 1

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by John Locke
     
 

ISBN-10: 1420924931

ISBN-13: 9781420924930

Pub. Date: 01/28/2005

Publisher: Neeland Media

John Locke's "Two Treatises of Government" are considered to be some of the most important works of western philosophy ever written. In the first treatise Locke disputes the divine right of monarchial rule principle that is put forth in the book "Patriarcha" by Sir Robert Filmer. In the second treatise Locke sets forth the basic principles of natural law that lay the

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John Locke's "Two Treatises of Government" are considered to be some of the most important works of western philosophy ever written. In the first treatise Locke disputes the divine right of monarchial rule principle that is put forth in the book "Patriarcha" by Sir Robert Filmer. In the second treatise Locke sets forth the basic principles of natural law that lay the foundation for basic human rights and the government of man. Also contained within this volume is the shorter work, "A Letter Concerning Toleration."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420924930
Publisher:
Neeland Media
Publication date:
01/28/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
180
Sales rank:
1,210,674
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Reading Locke Todayix
Note on the Textsxvi
Texts
Two Treatises of Government1
The First Treatise: The False Principles and Foundation of Sir Robert Filmer7
The Second Treatise: An Essay Concerning the True Original, Extent, and End of Civil Government100
A Letter Concerning Toleration211
Essays
Measuring Locke's Shadow257
John Locke on Women and the Family286
John Locke's Democratic Theory309
Index341

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