John Locke (1632-1704)

[an engraving done for the Thomas Hollas edition of the Two Treasties (1764)]  
[Created: 23 Feb. 2023]
[Updated: February 23, 2023 ]

About the Author

See the entry on this author in the Cato Institute's Encyclopedia of Libertarianism (2008) - Eric Mack “Locke, John (1632-1704)” <>.

See the entry on this author in the Stanford Enclyclopedia of Philosophy - Uzgalis, William, “John Locke”, The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2022 Edition), Edward N. Zalta & Uri Nodelman (eds.), URL = <>.



Texts in the Collection

John Locke, TWO TREATISES OF Government: In the former, The false Principles, and Foundation OF Sir ROBERT FILMER, And his FOLLOWERS, ARE Detected and Overthrown. The latter is an ESSAY CONCERNING THE True Original, Extent, and End OF Civil Government. (LONDON, Printed for Awnsham Churchill, at the Black Swan in Ave-Mary-Lane, by Amen- Corner, 1690).

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John Locke, Two Treatises of Government (Hollis edition) (London : printed MDCLXXXVIIII. Reprinted, the sixth time, by A. Millar, H. Woodfall, I. Whiston And B. White, I. Rivington, L. Davis and C. Reymers, R. Baldwin, Hawes Clarke and Collins; W. Iohnston, W. Owen, I. Richardson, S. Crowder, T. Longman, B. Law, C. Rivington, E. Dilly, R. Withy, C. and R. Ware, S. Baker, T. Payne, A. Shuckburgh, I. Hinxman, MDCCLXIIII (1764)).

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