John Locke's Liberalism

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University of Chicago Press, Aug 27, 1991 - Political Science - 220 pages
In this work, Ruth W. Grant presents a new approach to John Locke's familiar works. Taking the unusual step of relating Locke's Two Treatises to his Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Grant establishes the unity and coherence of Locke's political arguments. She analyzes the Two Treatises as a systematic demonstration of liberal principles of right and power and grounds it in the epistemology set forth in the Essay.
 

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Contents

The Possibility of Political Theory
12
Reason and Politics Reconsidered
179
Locke and Liberal Theory
198

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Ruth W. Grant is assistant professor of political science at Duke University.

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