Paternal Power

S4E6 – Contracts, Covenants, and Consent (Part 2)

In continuing our study of John Locke’s two treatises on government, today I finish up looking at his second treatise. The premise of Locke’s version of Social Contract Theory is that, at some point in the past, everyone was completely independent and free but then explicitly consented to form a government. Locke does not explain…

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