John Locke (1632-1704)

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List of Works
[Concerning Civil Government]   [On the Conduct of the Understanding]   [An Essay Concerning Certain False Principles]   [Essay Concerning Human Understanding]   [Letter Concerning Toleration]   [Of the Limits of Government]   [Thoughts Concerning Education]   [Two Treatises on Government]  


Concerning Civil Government (1690) [GBF(HS),GBWW,GI,HTR]
Also called the Second Treatise on Government, since it is the second of the Two Treatises on Government.
  • Multi-format (HTML, EPUB, Kindle, Text) at Project Gutenberg

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  • Paperback edition of Two Treatises of Government (Everyman Paperback Classics).
  • Paperback edition (Hackett Pub Co, 1980).
  • Paperback edition (Prentice Hall, 1952, 168 pg).
  • Paperback edition of John Locke: Political Writings, includes the Second Treatise on Government and A Letter Concerning Tradition, plus many hard-to-find Locke texts (Hackett Publishing, 2003, 478 pg).
  • Audio Cassette edition, unabridged(?) (Blackstone Audio Books, 1997).
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On the Conduct of the Understanding (pub. 1706)
  • EPUB/PDF (Click "EBOOK - FREE" link to download) at Google Books

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  • Paperback edition of Some Thoughts Concerning Education and Of the Conduct of the Understanding (Hackett Pub Co, 1996).
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An Essay Concerning Certain False Principles (1689)
The first of the Two Treatises on Government
  • No known online texts

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  • Paperback edition of Two Treatises of Government (Everyman Paperback Classics).
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Essay Concerning Human Understanding (pub. 1690) [GBWW,GI,HTR]
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at eBooks@Adelaide

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  • Paperback edition (Prometheus Books, 1994, 644 pg).
  • Paperback edition (Everyman Paperback Classics).
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Letter Concerning Toleration (1689) [GBWW,GI,HTR]
  • PDF (116 KB) at McMaster University (Translated by William Popple)

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  • Paperback edition of John Locke: Political Writings, includes the Second Treatise on Government and A Letter Concerning Tradition, plus many hard-to-find Locke texts (Hackett Publishing, 2003, 478 pg).
  • Paperback edition (Prometheus Books, 1990, 78 pg).
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Of the Limits of Government [gbf(HS)]
  • Most likely this refers to chapter XI in the Second Treatise on Government, properly titled "Of the Extent of the Legislative Power", or to excerpts from it and from some of the surrounding chapters.
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Thoughts Concerning Education (1692) [HTR,HC]
  • HTML (Single page, 445 KB) at Modern History Sourcebook

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  • Paperback edition of Some Thoughts Concerning Education and Of the Conduct of the Understanding (Hackett Pub Co, 1996).
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Two Treatises on Government (1690)
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Quadrature of the Parabola, On the
Quantum Theory, Origin and Development of the
Quarters, Close
Queene, The Faerie
Quixote, Don
Quran, The
Race and Culture
Radical Empiricism, Essays in
Rainbow, The
Ramayana, The
Rameau's Nephew
Rape of Lucrece, The
Rape of the Lock
Rappaccini's Daughter
Rasselas
Rat Man, The
Raven, The
Read a Book; How to
Reason, Critique of Practical
Reason, Critique of Pure
Reason, The Life of
Rebel, The
Reckoner, The Sand-
Red Badge of Courage, The
Red and the Black, The
Red Death, The Masque of the
Reduction, Instruments of
Reflection, Aids to
Reflections on the Revolution in France
Refutations, On Sophistical
Regained, Paradise
Regimen in Acute Diseases, On
Relativity
Relativity, The Meaning of
Religio Medici
Religion, Dialogues Concerning Natural
Religion, Institutes of the Christian
Religion, The Two Sources of Morality and
Religious Affections, Treatise Concerning
Religious Experience, The Varieties of
Remedia Amoris
Remedies for Love
Remembrance of Things Past
Reminiscence, On Memory and
Replies, Objections Against the Meditations and
Representative Government
Representative Men
Repression
Republic, The
Researches in Electricity, Experimental
Return of the Native, The
Revolution, The State and
Revolution in France, Reflections on the
Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, On the
Rex, Oedipus
Rhesus
Rhetoric
Richard the Second, King
Richard the Third, King
Right, Philosophy of
Right, The Science of
Rights, Civil
Rights of Man, The
Rights of Men and Natural Law, The
Rime of the Ancient Mariner
Rings, The Book of Five
Rings, The Lord of the
Rip Van Winkle
Rises, The Sun Also
Rites of Passage
Road to Serfdom, The
Robert Levet, On the Death of Dr.
Robinson Crusoe
Roland, The Song of
Roman Empire, Decline and Fall of the
Romans, Lives of the Noble Grecians and
Rome, History of
Romeo and Juliet
Room of One's Own, A
Rothschild's Fiddle
Rubaiyat, The
Rue Morgue, The Murders in the
Rule of St. Benedict, The
Rules for the Direction of the Mind
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