Of civil government
John Locke

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The “Two Treatises of Government” is about the former false principles and foundation of sir Robert Filmer and his followers. They are detected and overthrown. The latter is an essay concerning the true original extent and end of civil government.Please Note: This book is easy to read in true text, not scanned images that can sometimes be difficult to decipher. The Microsoft eBook has a contents page linked to the chapter headings for easy navigation. The Adobe eBook has bookmarks at chapter headings and is printable up to two full copies per year. Both versions are text searchable.

Table of Contents

An essay concerning certain false principles.
An essay concerning the true original, extent and end of civil government.

Edition Notes

"First published in this edition 1924."

Introduction by William S. Carpenter.

"The first treatise ... is a refutation of the doctrine of absolute monarchy founded on divine right ... The adversary selected by Locke for demolition was Sir Robert Filmer, whose Patriarcha was published in 1680."

List of works of John Locke: p. xviii.

Series
Everyman's library -- no. 751.

The Physical Object

Pagination
xx, 242 p.
Number of pages
242

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL16058116M

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