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God, Locke, and Equality Christian Foundations in Locke's Political Thought

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ISBN-10: 0521890578

ISBN-13: 9780521890571

Edition: 2002

Authors: Jeremy Waldron

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This is a concise and profound book from one of the worlds leading political and legal philosophers about a major theme, equality, and the proposition that humans are all one anothers equals. Jeremy Waldron explores the implications of this fundamental tenet for law, politics, society and economy in the company of John Locke, whose work Waldron regards as well-worked-out a theory of basic equality as we have in the canon of political philosophy. Throughout the text, which is based on the Carlyle Lectures given in Oxford in 1999, Jeremy Waldron discusses contemporary approaches to equality and rival interpretations of Locke, and this dual agenda gives the whole an unusual degree of…    
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Book details

List price: $31.99
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/14/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 276
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Jeremy Waldron is University Professor, New York University School of Law, and Chichele Professor of Social and Political Theory, All Souls College, University of Oxford.

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