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Second Treatise of Government The Second Treatise Is One Of The Most Important Political Treatises Ever Written And One Of The Most Far Reaching In Its Influence In His Provocative Page Introduction To This Edition, The Late Eminent Political Theorist C B Macpherson Examines Locke S Arguments For Limited, Conditional Government, Private Property And Right Of Revolution And Suggests Reasons For The Appeal Of These Arguments In Locke S Time And Since


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  1. says:

    100 things I ve learned from Ayn Rand sJohn Locke s Second Treatise of Government 1 God gave the world to Adam, and his successive heirs.2 Therefore, by the natural laws of succession i.e primogeniture , that means everything in the world should now be owned by one su


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    3 Political power, then, I take to be a right of making laws with penalties of death, and consequently all less penalties, for the regulating and preserving of private property, and of employing the force of the community, in the execution of such laws, and in the defence


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    It feels sort of like Hobbes for optimists, except he places a much higher emphasis on personal vs collective property rights, which comes across as the precursor to most of the capitalist oriented d bag philopshy that s sprouted up in the past century The notion that not being able to


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    This is Locke s most famous political work, in which he explains the role of legitimate government and the basis for legitimate revolution Locke argues that the people have the right to dissolve the government if it is usurped by a tyrannical executive power, or if the government ignored its ow


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    This book was assigned reading for the Social and Political Philosophy class at Loyola University Chicago It s a rewarding, yet easy, read.John Locke s Second Treatise has long been mentioned as a major factor in forming the mindsets of the authors of the Constitution of the USA There is certainly, as W


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    Even if all of the concepts in this book are bullshit it is still an important read because powerful people thought it was important I enjoy the idea that property is a product of labour, but it really doesn t hold up in most circumstances, and especially not in our world of scarce resources I can t just pick a


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    A book much talked about sometimes maligned but rarely read There are several good reasons, namely Locke articulates a rather clear and logically coherent theory of resistance but on that later.Like Hobbes and Rousseau, albeit with different and godly conclusions, Locke analyzes man in his state of nature What is this


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    I think that the best description for this book is that it formed much of the Founding Fathers source code behind their political thought, the Declaration of Independence, and the Constitution Now, we largely take it for granted that all men are created equal and are endowed with natural rights In 1690, in a time when the Divine


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    The gist of Locke s political philosophy is amazing, especially in the context of when it was written, but I was disappointed with his fuzziness in a few areas Property rights What if property rights protection causes harm than benefit to an impoverished local population Locke s defence of property rights is based, after all, on his prop


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    Whether or not Hegel was right that history is inevitably moving in a positive direction, he was most assuredly right that History is moving a direction that can limelight past social contradictions When we look at Locke we see Hegel s claim completely vindicated His Second Treatise is both revolutionary for its time, and conservative for ours Mor


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