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A work of political philosophy published anonymously in 1689 by John Locke. The First Treatise attacks patriarchalism in the form of sentence-by-sentence refutation of Robert Filmer's Patriarcha, while the Second Treatise outlines Locke's ideas for a more civilized society based on natural rights and contract theory.
Part of the Encyclopaedia Britannica’s Great Books of the Western World set.
This book has 238 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1690.
Production notes: This ebook of Two Treatises of Government was published by Global Grey in 2019.
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