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This essential volume features John Locke's hand-corrected text with an outstanding introduction to Locke's life and role in intellectual history, his principal works, and their purpose. Written by the editor, Richard Cox, the introduction also outlines the course of both treatises of government and analyzes the problems of interpretation. Also included are a list of the principal dates in the life of John Locke as well as a selected bibliography.
Table of Contents
|Selected Bibliography||p. xxiii|
|Note on the Text||p. xxvii|
|The Second Treatise of Government: An Essay Concerning the True Original, Extent, and End of Civil Government||p. 1|
|Of the State of Nature||p. 4|
|of the State of War||p. 11|
|Of Slavery||p. 15|
|Of Paternal Power||p. 16|
|Of Political or Civil Society||p. 30|
|Of the Beginning of Political Societies||p. 44|
|Of the Ends of Political Society and Government||p. 54|
|Of the Forms of a Commonwealth||p. 70|
|Of the Extent of the Legislative Power||p. 73|
|Of the Legislative, Executive, and Federative Power of the Commonwealth||p. 75|
|Of the Subordination of the Powers of the Commonwealth||p. 82|
|Of Prerogative||p. 84|
|Of Paternal, Political, and Despotical Power Considered Together||p. 91|
|Of Conquest||p. 96|
|Of Usurpation||p. 99|
|Of Tyranny||p. 112|
|Of the Dissolution of Government||p. 119|
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