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The Second Treatise of Government (Library of Liberal Arts, 31) by John Locke; Thomas P. Peardon (ed) - Paperback - 1952 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000001298)

The Second Treatise of Government (Library of Liberal Arts, 31)

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The Second Treatise of Government (Library of Liberal Arts, 31)

by John Locke; Thomas P. Peardon (ed)

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ISBN 13
9780672601934
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Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill Eduational Publishing. Trade Paperback. 1952. later printing. Near Fine. Text Unmarked. Spine straight, tight and uncreased. Rubbing to covers. Dust stains to closed edges. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 139 pages.

First published in 1690 under the title: An Essay Concerning the True Original Extent and End of Civil Government. The First Treatise attacks patriarchalism in the form of sentence-by-sentence refutation of Robert Filmer's Patriarcha, while the Second Treatise outlines Locke's ideas for a more civilized society based on natural rights and contract theory.

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The Two Treatises of Government is a work of political philosophy published anonymously in 1689 by John Locke. The First Treatise attacks patriarchalism in the form of sentence-by-sentence refutation of Robert Filmer's Patriarcha and the Second Treatise outlines a theory of political or civil society based on natural rights and contract theory.

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Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000001298
Title
The Second Treatise of Government (Library of Liberal Arts, 31)
Author
John Locke; Thomas P. Peardon (ed)
Format/binding
Trade Paperback
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
0672601931
ISBN 13
9780672601934
Publisher
Bobbs-Merrill Eduational Publishing
Place of Publication
Indianapolis
Date published
1952
Keywords
political science, contracts, government, law, natural rights, philosophy, nature, war, slavery, property, political society, 9780672601934
Bookseller catalogs
Politics & Government; Military and Defense; Britain;
Size
8vo

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