Second Treatise of Government

Second Treatise of Government

Paperback, 148 pages

Published June 1980 by Hackett Publishing Company (Indianapolis, IN)



is one of the most important political treatises ever written and one of the most far-reaching in its influence.

In his provocative 15-page introduction to this edition, the late eminent political theorist C. B. Macpherson examines Locke's arguments for limited, conditio......more


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was an English philosopher. He is considered the first of the British Empiricists, but is equally important to social contract theory. His ideas had enormous influence on the development of epistemology and political philosophy, and he is widely regarded as one of the most influential Enlightenment ......more

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