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The Second Treatise of Government and a Letter Concerning Toleration,9780486424644

The Second Treatise of Government and a Letter Concerning Toleration

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Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 8/14/2002
Publisher(s): DOVER PUBLICATIONS

Summary

The first of these two highly influential documents refutes the concept of monarchy's divine right. The second argues for a broad acceptance of alternative religious convictions. The basis of social and political philosophy for generations, these books laid the foundation of the modern democratic state in England and abroad.

Table of Contents

An Essay Concerning the True Original, Extent and End of Civil Government
I
1(1)
Of the State of Nature
2(6)
Of the State of War
8(2)
Of Slavery
10(2)
Of Property
12(11)
Of Paternal Power
23(12)
Of Political or Civil Society
35(9)
Of the Beginning of Political Societies
44(13)
Of the Ends of Political Society and Government
57(2)
Of the Forms of a Commonwealth
59(1)
Of the Extent of the Legislative Power
60(6)
Of the Legislative, Executive, and Federative Power of the Commonwealth
66(2)
Of the Subordination of the Powers of the Commonwealth
68(6)
Of Prerogative
74(4)
Of Paternal, Political, and Despotical Power Considered Together
78(3)
Of Conquest
81(9)
Of Usurpation
90(1)
Of Tyranny
91(5)
Of the Dissolution of Government
96(17)
A Letter Concerning Toleration 113

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