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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De Magnete (1600)
Troilus and Cressida (c. 1600-1602)
Essays (Bacon) (1601)
The Phoenix and the Turtle (1601)
Twelfth Night; or, What You Will (1601)
Measure For Measure (c. 1603-1604)
Othello, Moor of Venice (c. 1603-1604)
All's Well That Ends Well (c. 1604-1605?)
Timon of Athens (c. 1605-1606)
King Lear (c. 1605-1606)
Macbeth (1606)
Antony and Cleopatra (1606)
Pericles, Prince of Tyre (c. 1607-1608)
Coriolanus (1608)
The Declaration of Sentiments (1608)
Sonnets (Shakespeare) (1609)
A Lover's Complaint (1609)
The Winter's Tale (c. 1609-1611)
Cymbeline, King of Britain (1610)
The Starry Messenger (1610)
The Tempest (c. 1610-1611)
King Henry the Eighth (c. 1612-1613)
Don Quixote (1615)
Sermons (Donne) (c. 1615-1631)
Epitome of Copernican Astronomy (1618-1621)
Mayflower Compact (1620)
Novum Organum (1620)
Advancement of Learning (1623?)
New Atlantis (1626)
On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals (1628)
Rules for the Direction of the Mind (1628)
Minor Poems (Milton) (1632-1674)
Religio Medici (1635)
Discourse on Method (1637)
Geometry (1637)
Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences (1638)
The Life of Dr. John Donne (1640; rev. 1658)
Scientific Treatises (Pascal) (1640-1658)
Meditations on First Philosophy (1641)
Objections Against the Meditations and Replies (1641)
Letters (Pascal) (1643-1661)
Areopagitica (1644)
On Education (1644)
The Book of Five Rings (1645)
On the Circulation of the Blood (1649)
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