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Read online Traité du gouvernement civil.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Traité du gouvernement civil The central principles of what today is broadly known as political liberalism were made current in large part by Locke s i Second Treatise of Government i The principles of individual liberty the rule of law government by consent of the people and the right to private property are taken for granted as fundamental to the human condition now Most liberal theorists writing today look back to Locke as the source of their ideas Some maintain that religious fundamentalism post modernism and socialism are today the only remaining ideological threats to liberalism To the extent that this is true these ideologies are ultimately attacks on the ideas that Locke arguably more than any other helped to make the universal vocabulary of political discourse .

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Born in in Somerset England Locke was the son of an attorney in a middle class family In he went to Oxford and studied medicine The first earl of Shaftesbury introduced Locke to the world of politics and early in their association Locke served as secretary of the Board of Trade and Plantations and secretary to the Lords Proprietors of the Carolinas In Locke was made Commissioner of Trade a position he held for several years before his death in lt END gt p by John Locke, Simone Goyard-Fabre

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Traité du gouvernement civil
Title:Traité du gouvernement civil
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John Locke is widely regarded as the father of classical liberalism This essay was groundbreaking in its approach to foundation of human knowledge and understanding he describes the mind at birth as a blank slate filled later through experience the essay became the principle sources of empiricism in modern philosophy and influenced many enlightenment philosophers Many of the earliest books particularly those dating back to the s and before are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive Pomona Press are republishing these classic works in affordable high quality modern editions using the original text and artwork, John Locke s i Second Treatise of Government i c is perhaps the key founding liberal text i A Letter Concerning Toleration i written in a year when a Catholic monarch came to the throne of England and Louis XIV unleashed a reign of terror against Protestants in France is a classic defense of religious freedom Yet many of Locke s other writings not least the Constitutions of Carolina which he helped draft are almost defiantly anti liberal in outlook br br This comprehensive collection brings together the main published works excluding polemical attacks on other people s views with the most important surviving evidence from among Locke s papers relating to his political philosophy David Wootton s wide ranging and scholarly introduction sets the writings in the context of their time examines Locke s developing ideas and unorthodox Christianity and analyzes his main arguments The result is the first fully rounded picture of Locke s political thought in his own words, No description available, The i Second Treatise i is one of the most important political treatises ever written and one of the most far reaching in its influence br 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