Peter Laslett Quote

From the point of view of our discussion, the book as a response to political and literary circumstances, its origin belongs to the autumn and winter of 1678-80, exactly a decade earlier than it is traditionally supposed to have been written. Two Treatises is an Exclusion Tract, not a Revolution Pamphlet.


"Introduction," in John Locke, Two Treatises of Government (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005)

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From the point of view of our discussion, the book as a response to political and literary circumstances, its origin belongs to the autumn and winter ...

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From the point of view of our discussion, the book as a response to political and literary circumstances, its origin belongs to the autumn and winter ...

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From the point of view of our discussion, the book as a response to political and literary circumstances, its origin belongs to the autumn and winter ...

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From the point of view of our discussion, the book as a response to political and literary circumstances, its origin belongs to the autumn and winter ...