The Selected Political Writings of John Locke
John Locke’s revolutionary writings created a sea change in political theory and, eventually, in liberal democracy in practice.
thought inspired and helped to justify the American Revolution and
deeply influenced the American constitution, and his arguments in favor
of human rights, political equality, and government by consent are now
This comprehensive collection is the only student edition of Locke’s
writings that includes, in addition to his pioneering political texts,
selections from his ethical, epistemological, and religious writings.
"Sources" includes writings by the major political theorists who
influenced Locke, including Richard Hooker, Hugo Grotius, and Thomas
Twenty-one "Interpretations" cover the major critical comments and
controversies surrounding Locke’s political thought, including work by
Leo Strauss, C. B. Macpherson, Alan Ryan, Ruth Grant, and Jeremy
A Selected Bibliography is also included.
- May 2005
- 5.1 × 8.3 in
/ 448 pages
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