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Locke Two Treatises of Government

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ISBN-10: 0521357306

ISBN-13: 9780521357302

Edition: 3rd 1988

Authors: John Locke, Peter Laslett, Quentin Skinner, Raymond Geuss

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This is a new revised version of Dr. Laslett's standard edition of Two Treatises. First published in 1960, and based on an analysis of the whole body of Locke's publications, writings, and papers. The Introduction and text have been revised to incorporate references to recent scholarship since the second edition and the bibliography has been updated.
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/28/1988
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 478
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

John Locke's works of political and social philosophy, written in the 17th century, have strongly influenced intellectuals ever since - including the founders of the United States of America. Born in 1632 in Wrington, England, Locke studied at Christ Church, Oxford, where he earned his B.A. and M.A. degrees in the late 1650's. He also studied medicine and earned a medical license. His studies led to an interest in contemporary philosophers influenced by science, such as Rene Descartes. Locke read widely among them while teaching at Christ Church over the next few years. In 1667, Locke became personal physician and adviser to Anthony Ashley Cooper, who later was appointed Earl of…    

Introduction
The book
Locke the man and Locke the writer
Two Treatises of Government and the Revolution of 1688
Locke and Hobbes
The social and political theory of Two Treatise of Government
Appendices
Editorial Note
Preface
Bibliography
Index