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The Second Treatsie of Government and a Letter Concerning Toleration (Dover Thrift Editions)

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In The Second Treatise of Government, John Locke answered two objectives: to refute the concept of the monarchy's divine right and to establish a theory reconciling civil liberties with political order. His Letter Concerning Toleration rests on the same basic principles as his political theory; Locke's main argument for toleration is a corollary of his theory of the nature of civil society. The basis of social and political philosophy for generations, these works laid the foundation of the modern democratic state in England and abroad. Their enduring importance makes them essential reading for students of philosophy, history, and political science.

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In <i>The Second Treatise of Government,</i> John Locke answered two objectives: to refute the concept of the monarchy's divine right and to establish a theory reconciling civil liberties with political order. His <i>Letter Concerning Toleration</i> rests on the same basic principles as his politica

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The first of these two highly influential documents refutes the concept of monarchy's divine right. The second argues for a broad acceptance of alternative religious convictions. The basis of social and political philosophy for generations, these books laid the foundation of the modern democratic state in England and abroad.

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ISBN:
9780486424644
Author:
Locke, John
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Author:
Locke
Location:
Mineola, N.Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Political
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
Toleration
Subject:
Liberty
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Continental european
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
20020831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.3 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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"Synopsis" by , In <i>The Second Treatise of Government,</i> John Locke answered two objectives: to refute the concept of the monarchy's divine right and to establish a theory reconciling civil liberties with political order. His <i>Letter Concerning Toleration</i> rests on the same basic principles as his politica
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The first of these two highly influential documents refutes the concept of monarchy's divine right. The second argues for a broad acceptance of alternative religious convictions. The basis of social and political philosophy for generations, these books laid the foundation of the modern democratic state in England and abroad.
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