Locke's "Second Treatise of Government": A Reader's Guide (BOK)

Paul Kelly

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Continuum's "Reader's Guides" are clear, concise and accessible introductions to classic works of philosophy. Each book explores the major themes, historical and philosophical context and key passages of a major philosophical text, guiding the reader toward a thorough understanding of often demanding material. Ideal for undergraduate students, the guides provide an essential resource for anyone who needs to get to grips with a philosophical text. John Locke's "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 "Locke's 'Second Treatise of Government': A Reader's 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 Locke's seminal work. This is the ideal companion to study of this most influential and challenging of texts.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2007 Forfatter Paul Kelly
Forlag
CONTINUUM ACADEMIC PUBLISHING
ISBN 9780826492661
Antall sider 192 Dimensjoner 13,8cm x 21,6cm x 1,4cm
Vekt 236 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Social & political philosophy, Political science & theory