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Second Treatise of Government

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This essential volume features John Locke's hand-corrected text with an outstanding introduction to Locke's life and role in intellectual history, his principal works, and their purpose. Written by the editor, Richard Cox, the introduction also outlines the course of both treatises of government and analyzes the problems of interpretation. Also included are a list of the principal dates in the life of John Locke as well as a selected bibliography.

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

Note on the Text xlv

Principal dates xlvii

Second Treatise of Government

I. (Summary of the First Treatise) 1

II. Of the State of Nature 3

III. Of the State of War 11

IV. Of Slavery 15

V. Of Property 17

VI. Of Paternal Power 32

VII. Of Political or Civil Society 47

VIII. Of the Beginning of Political Societies 58

IX. Of the Ends of Political Society and Government 75

X. Of the Forms of a Commonwealth 79

XI. Of the Extent of the Legislative Power 81

XII. Of the Legislative, Executive, and Federative Power of the Commonwealth 89

XIII. Of the Subordination of the Powers of the Commonwealth 92

XIV. Of Prerogative 99

XV. Of Paternal, Political and Despotical Power, Considered Together 105

XVI. Of Conquest 109

XVII. Of Usurpation 121

XVIII. Of Tyranny 123

XIX. Of the Dissolution of Government 130

Bibliography 149

Product Details

ISBN:
9780882951256
Author:
Locke, John
Publisher:
Harlan Davidson
Editor:
Cox, Richard
Author:
Cox, Richard H.
Author:
E
Author:
Lock, John
Location:
Arlington Heights, Ill. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
Toleration
Subject:
Liberty
Subject:
General Political Science
Subject:
Political Philosophy & Theory
Subject:
Politics - General
Subject:
p
Subject:
Crofts Classics, Croft’s Classics, political society, civil society, commonwealth, legislative power, paternal power, despotical power, prerogative
Subject:
Crofts Classics, Croft s Classics, political society, civil society, commonwealth, legislative power, paternal power, despotical power, prerogative
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 149-150.
Series:
Crofts Classics
Series Volume:
no. 120
Publication Date:
19820115
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
7.47x4.97x.43 in. .41 lbs.

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