The Resource Second treatise of government ; : and a letter concerning toleration, (ebook)

Second treatise of government ; : and a letter concerning toleration, (ebook)

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Second treatise of government ; : and a letter concerning toleration
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Second treatise of government ;
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and a letter concerning toleration
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  • 2nd treatise of government
  • Letter concerning toleration
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eng
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Classic Books Library presents this brand new edition of John Locke's "Second Treatise of Government", published in 1689. This is one of two political works that Locke wrote articulating standards for a government-ruled society. Preceded by "The First Treatise", which refutes the concept of 'patriarchalism' as presented by Sir Robert Filmer (1680), "The Second Treatise" describes a model for a civil state. Here he identifies what he refers to as natural law, suggesting that individuals in society are governed by natural law and have rights to uphold those laws for the protection of themselves and their property. In Locke's theory, an all-ruling, sovereign government is replaced with one that serves its people and is subject to alteration should its functions become disengaged from that purpose. Locke (1632-1704) was a British philosopher and physician. He is associated with developing political philosophy and epistemological theories, the most significant being empiricism, and is often referred to as the 'Father' of liberalism
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Midwest
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1632-1704
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Locke, John
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320.01
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Oxford world's classics
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  • Locke, John
  • Locke, John
  • Political science
  • Toleration
  • Liberty
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adult
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Second treatise of government ; : and a letter concerning toleration, (ebook)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781528785969
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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MWT12200871
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remote
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12200871
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MWT12200871
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Second treatise of government ; : and a letter concerning toleration, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781528785969
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12200871
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12200871
System control number
MWT12200871
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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