Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

sign up for Boomerang Books BulletinGet Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Second Treatise of Government by John Locke

John Locke (1632-1704) remains a dominant figure in the history of political philosophy, and is rightly considered one of the 'Fathers' of the Enlightenment. Published in 1690, his 'Second Treatise of Government' was written as an apologia for the overthrow of King James II, and puts forward major concepts such as popular sovereignty, the disadvantages of absolute monarchy, the division of government into separate judicial, legislative and executive branches, and the right of a people to dissolve their government. Locke's work has proved extremely influential, providing a basis for many political doctrines, including the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States.

Buy Second Treatise of Government by John Locke from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781909735088
ISBN-10: 1909735086
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 7mm)
Pages: 132
Imprint: Aziloth Books
Publisher: Aziloth Books
Publish Date: 13-May-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Second Treatise of Government by John Locke

Book Reviews - Second Treatise of Government by John Locke

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Second Treatise of Government book by John Locke and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By John Locke

Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke
Paperback, September 1996
$19.35 $21.99
Lethal Experiment by John Locke
Paperback, October 2012
$11.43 $12.99
Saving Rachel by John Locke
Paperback, October 2012
$11.43 $12.99
John Locke's Letter on Toleration in Focus by John Locke
Paperback, September 1991
$59.83 $67.99