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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The Ecclesiazusae (390 BC)
Agesilaus (c. 380? BC)
Anabasis (c. 380? BC)
Apology (Xenophon) (c. 380? BC)
Art of Horsemanship, On the (c. 380? BC)
Cavalry Commander, On the (c. 380? BC)
Charmides (c. 380 BC)
Constitution of the Athenians, On the (Xenophon)) (c. 380? BC)
Constitution of the Lacedaemonians, On the (c. 380? BC)
Cyropaedia (c. 380? BC)
Economics (c. 380? BC)
Euthydemus (c. 380 BC)
Euthyphro (c. 380 BC)
Gorgias (c. 380 BC)
Hellenica (c. 380? BC)
Hiero (c. 380? BC)
Hunting, On (c. 380? BC)
Ion (Plato) (c. 380 BC)
Laches (c. 380 BC)
Lysis (c. 380 BC)
Memorabilia (c. 380? BC)
Meno (c. 380 BC)
Plutus (or, Wealth) (380 BC)
Protagoras (c. 380 BC)
Symposium (Xenophon) (c. 380? BC)
Ways and Means (c. 380? BC)
Parmenides (c. 370 BC)
Apology (c. 360 BC)
Cratylus (c. 360 BC)
Critias (c. 360 BC)
Crito (c. 360 BC)
Laws (c. 360 BC)
Phaedo (c. 360 BC)
Phaedrus (c. 360 BC)
Philebus (c. 360 BC)
The Republic (c. 360 BC)
The Seventh Letter (c. 360 BC)
Sophist (c. 360 BC)
Statesman (c. 360 BC)
Symposium (Plato) (c. 360 BC)
Theaetetus (c. 360 BC)
Timaeus (c. 360 BC)
The Athenian Constitution (Aristotle) (c. 350 BC)
Categories (c. 350 BC)
On Dreams (c. 350 BC)
Economics (c. 350 BC)
Eudemian Ethics (c. 350 BC)
On the Gait of Animals (c. 350 BC)
On the Generation of Animals (c. 350 BC)
On Generation and Corruption (c. 350 BC)
On the Heavens (c. 350 BC)
The History of Animals (c. 350 BC)
On Interpretation (c. 350 BC)
On Longevity and Shortness of Life (c. 350 BC)
On Memory and Reminiscence (c. 350 BC)
Metaphysics (c. 350 BC)
Meteorology (c. 350 BC)
On the Motion of Animals (c. 350 BC)
Nicomachean Ethics (c. 350 BC)
Organon (c. 350 BC)
On the Parts of Animals (c. 350 BC)
Parva Naturalia (c. 350 BC)
Physics (c. 350 BC)
Poetics (c. 350 BC)
Politics (c. 350 BC)
Posterior Analytics (c. 350 BC)
Prior Analytics (c. 350 BC)
On Prophesying by Dreams (c. 350 BC)
Rhetoric (c. 350 BC)
On Sense and the Sensible (c. 350 BC)
On Sleep and Sleeplessness (c. 350 BC)
On Sophistical Refutations (c. 350 BC)
On the Soul (c. 350 BC)
Topics (c. 350 BC)
Virtues and Vices (c. 350 BC)
On Youth and Old Age, On Life and Death, On Breathing (c. 350 BC)
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