Two Treatises of Government

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: George H. Smith

Narrated By: Craig Deitschman

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: April 2006

Duration: 2 hours 41 minutes

Summary:

This presentation discusses the life of John Locke, the evolution of his ideas, and the political conflicts in 17th Century England which led to the writing of Two Treatises of Government. The famous Second Treatise - which contains Locke’s central ideas on rights, government, and revolution-is examined in detail. Special attention is given to Locke’s theory of private property, which has influenced law and government for over two centuries.

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