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.
  • HTML (Single page, 306 KB) at The Constitution Society
  • Text file (300 KB) at the Constitution Society (Translated by William Popple

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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]
  • HTML (Single page, 115 KB) at the Constitution Society (Translated by William Popple
  • Text file (115 KB) at the Constitution Society (Translated by William Popple

    Available at Amazon.Com:
  • 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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Gabler, Hedda
Gables, The House of the Seven
Gait of Animals, On the
Galatians, Commentary on
Gallic War, The
Game, The Glass Bead
Gargantua and Pantagruel
Gatsby, The Great
Gawain and the Green Knight, Sir
Genealogy of Morals, The
General, On the Cavalry
General Introduction to Psychoanalysis, A
Generation of Animals, On the (Aristotle)
Generation of Animals, On the (Harvey)
Generation and Corruption, On
Genji, The Tale of
Gentiles, Summa Contra
Gentlemen of Verona, The Two
Geology, Principles of
Geometrical Demonstration, On
Geometry (Descartes)
Geometry, Elements of (Euclid)
Georgics
German Nation, To the Christian Nobility of the
Germania
Gettysburg Address
Gilgamesh, The Epic of
Glass Bead Game, The
Go Rin No Sho
God, The City of
God, On Loving
God, The Practice of the Presence of
Godot, Waiting for
Golden Sayings, The
Good and Evil, Beyond
Good Manners and Good Breeding, Treatise on
Gorgias
Goriot, Pere
Government, Concerning Civil
Government, Principles of
Government, Representative
Government, Second Treatise on
Government, Two Treatises on
Grandet, Eugenie
Grapes of Wrath, The
Gray, The Picture of Dorian
Great Expectations
Great Gatsby, The
Great Ideas; Six
Grecians and Romans, Lives of the Noble
Greeks Concerning Hades, Discourse to the
Green Knight, Sir Gawain and the
Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego
Guide of the Perplexed
Guilt, and Power; On Evil,
Gulag Archipelago, The
Gulliver's Travels
Guy Mannering
Gynt, Peer
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