Political Theory from the 15th to the 18th Century Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Literary Criticism (1400-1800))


Barker, Ernest, ed. Social Contract: Essays by Locke, Hume, and Rousseau. London, Oxford, and New York: Oxford University Press, 1960, 307 p.

Reprint of Locke's An Essay Concerning the True Original, Extent and End of Civil Government, Hume's Of the Original Contract, and Rousseau's The Social Contract. Barker's introduction provides a detailed overview and historical context.

Sigmund, Paul E., ed. Natural Law in Political Thought. Cambridge, Mass.: Winthrop Publishers, 1971, 214 p.

Excerpts many of the primary statements concerning...

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