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Two treatises of government : and a letter concerning toleration

Two treatises of government : and a letter concerning toleration

Author: John Locke; Ian Shapiro
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, [2003]
Series: Rethinking the Western tradition.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Presents John Locke's seventeenth-century classic work on political and social theory; and includes a history of the text, as well as notes and a bibliography.

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Locke, John, 1632-1704.
Two treatises of government.
New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2004271163
Named Person: John Locke; John Locke
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Locke; Ian Shapiro
ISBN: 9780300129182 0300129181
OCLC Number: 191935435
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 358 pages).
Contents: Introduction: Reading Locke today / Ian Shapiro --
Texts: Two treatises of government (The first treatise: The false principles and foundation of Sir Robert Filmer ; The second treatise: An essay concerning the true original, extent, and end of civil government) ; A letter concerning toleration --
Essays: Measuring Locke's shadow / John Dunn. John Locke on women and the family / Ruth W. Grant. John Locke's democratic theory / Ian Shapiro.
Series Title: Rethinking the Western tradition.
Responsibility: John Locke ; edited by Ian Shapiro ; with an introduction by Ian Shapiro ; with essayss by John Dunn, Ruth W. Grant, Ian Shapiro.


Two of John Locke's most mature and influential political writings and three brilliant interpretive essays have been combined here in one volume. The complete texts are accompanied by interpretive  Read more...


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