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The Political Thought of John Locke

An Historical Account of the Argument of the "Two Treatises of Government"

by John Dunn

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Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • Political,
  • Political Science,
  • Philosophy,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Surveys - Modern,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Locke - John - 1632-1704 - Political science,
  • Philosophy / Political,
  • Philosophy-History & Surveys - Modern,
  • Political Science / History & Theory,
  • Political Science-History & Theory - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7734944M
    ISBN 100521271398
    ISBN 109780521271394

      John Locke laid the groundwork of modern liberalism. He argued that political societies exist to defend the lives, liberties, and properties of their citizens, and that no government has any authority except by the consent of the people/5(K). The Political Thought of John Locke by Dunn, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    John Locke () wrote "Second Treatise of Government" in , it was the main political philosophical source that our "Founding Fathers" went to in writing the "Declaration of Independence" and in forming our government.5/5(5). This book outlines and analyzes John Locke's political thought about the oceans with a focus on law and freedom at sea. The book examines the Two Treatises of Government, in which Locke argues that the seas are collectively owned by all humans and are governed by universal natural laws that prohibit piracy.

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