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    DescriptionThe 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 15-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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    Title
    Second Treatise of Government
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Locke, Edited by C. B. Macpherson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 148
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 211 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 181 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780915144860
    ISBN 10: 0915144867
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC E4L: POL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    BIC subject category V2: JPA
    BISAC V2.8: PHI019000
    DC21: 320.01
    B&T General Subject: 610
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 320/.01
    LC subject heading: ,
    LC classification: JC153.L85, JC153 .L85 1980
    Thema V1.0: JPA
    Publisher
    Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
    Imprint name
    Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
    Publication date
    01 June 1980
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, MA
    Author Information
    John Locke (1632-1704) was an English philosopher and physician.
    Review quote
    Macpherson provides for his readers a tightly written, meaty, and often invigorating critical assessment of Locke's argument. In it one finds some of the best of Macpherson's now famous criticism of liberal-democratic government. --Gregory E. Pyrcz in Canadian Philosophical Review