Two Treatises of Government.

  title={Two Treatises of Government.},
  author={R. Hall and J. Locke and P. Laslett},
  journal={The Philosophical Quarterly},
  • R. Hall, J. Locke, P. Laslett
  • Published 1966
  • Philosophy
  • The Philosophical Quarterly
  • All these premises having, as I think, been clearly made out, it is impossible that the rulers now on earth should make any benefit, or derive any the least shadow of authority from that, which is held to be the fountain of all power, Adam's private dominion and paternal jurisdiction; so that he that will not give just occasion to think that all government in the world is the product only of force and violence, and that men live together by no other rules but that of beasts, where the strongest… CONTINUE READING
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