Locke's Second Treatise of Government, Revisited from a Modern Point of View

CHICAGO - Feb. 8, 2023 - PRLog -- A New Edition of John Locke's Classic Political Text, Second Treatise of Government, Now Available with Annotation

Chicago, IL – A new edition of John Locke's classic political and philosophical work, Second Treatise of Government, has been released for readers seeking a deeper and clearer understanding of this influential work. This annotated version of the text provides readers with insights into Locke's philosophical beliefs and the historical context in which the treatise was written.

Locke's Second Treatise of Government was first published in 1690 and remains one of the most important works of political philosophy the world over. It argues that government should be based on the consent of the governed and that the purpose of government is to protect individual rights, including life, liberty, and property. Locke's ideas have been widely influential in shaping modern political thought and have been cited as a major influence on the American Revolution and the development of the United States Constitution.

This annotated version of Second Treatise of Government offers readers a unique opportunity to delve deeper into Locke's ideas and understand how Locke's writing at the time applies to ideas and challenges today. Johnson's annotations provide explanations of complex ideas and historical references, helping readers to better appreciate the significance of the treatise and its lasting impact on political thought.


"I'm excited to offer readers this annotated edition of Locke's Second Treatise of Government," said Johnson, the author. "Locke's ideas are ever more relevant today and this new edition provides readers with a valuable tool for understanding the most essential elements of his philosophies in a time where government actions are arguably more consequential than they've ever been."

This annotated edition of Second Treatise of Government is now available for purchase as an eBook or paperback on Amazon. It's a must-read for anyone interested in the history of political thought and the development of modern political systems.

Brad Johnson
Author, Locke's Second Treatise of Government (Annotated)

Media Contact
Brad Johnson
Bradley Johnson Productions
Email:***@bradleyjohnsonproductions.com Email Verified
Tags:Political Philosophy
Location:Chicago - Illinois - United States
Account Email Address Verified     Account Phone Number Verified     Disclaimer     Report Abuse

Like PRLog?
Click to Share