Locke's "Second Treatise of Government" : A Reader's Guide Hardback
by Paul Kelly
Part of the A Reader's Guides series
John Lockes Second Treatise of Government is one of the most influential texts in the history of political theory.
It is a staple of undergraduate courses throughout the English-speaking world and continues to inspire and inform contemporary debates in political philosophy.
As such, it is a hugely important and exciting, yet challenging, piece of philosophical writing.
In Lockes Second Treatise of Government: A Readers Guide, Paul Kelly offers a clear and thorough account of this key philosophical work.
The book offers a detailed review of the key themes and a lucid commentary that will enable readers to rapidly navigate the text.
Geared towards the specific requirements of students who need to reach a sound understanding of the text as a whole, the guide explores the complex and important ideas inherent in the text and provides a cogent survey of the reception and influence of Lockes seminal work.
This is the ideal companion to study of this most influential and challenging of texts.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 172 pages, black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Publication Date: 29/11/2007
- Category: Social & political philosophy
- ISBN: 9780826492654
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