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Locke : political essays

Author: John Locke; Mark Goldie
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1997
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This is a comprehensive collection of essays on politics and society by one of the greatest philosophers in the western tradition. It will be essential reading for all students and scholars  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Early works
Named Person: John Locke
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Locke; Mark Goldie
ISBN: 0521478618 9780521478618 0521472695 9780521472692
OCLC Number: 470084303
Description: xl, 409 s. ; 22 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; Principal events in Locke's life; Further reading; A note on the selection; A note on the texts; Abbreviations and conventions; Part I. Major Essays: 1. First Tract on Government (1660); 2. Second Tract on Government (c. 1662); 3. Essays on the Law of Nature (1663-4); 4. An Essay on Toleration (1667); 5. The Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina (1669); 6. An Essay on the Poor Law (1697); Part II. Minor Essays: seventy shorter essays and fragments on a wide range of subjects; Appendix: Extract from 'Draft B' (1671) of Human Understanding; Extract from 'A Letter from a Person of Quality' (1675); Extract from 'Study' (1677); Extract from 'Critical Notes on Stillingfleet' (1681); Locke's reading list; Checklist of Lockeana in print; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of political thought
Responsibility: ed. by Mark Goldie


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