The Works of John Locke

John Locke was widely read by the time of the American Revolution - and his influence is clearly seen in the words of the Declaration of Independence and in the overall ideas about government held by Americas Founding Fathers. Seventy years earlier in England, however, Locke was charged with sedition for his writings (including the Second Treatise) and fled to France.

Second Treatise on Government (1690)

Books by John Locke you can buy:

Second Treatise in Government

Originally published in 1960, this analysis of all of Locke's publications quickly became established as the standard edition of the 'Treatises' as well as a work of political theory in its own right.

cover Locke: Political Essays (Mark Goldie, Editor)

This book brings together a comprehensive collection of the writings of one of the greatest philosophers in the western tradition. Along with five of Locke's major essays, seventy shorter essays are included that stand outside the canonical works which Locke published during his lifetime. For the first time students will be able to fully explore the evolution of Locke's ideas concerning the philosophical foundations of morality and sociability, the boundary of church and state, the shaping of constitutions, and the conduct of government and public policy.

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