Category Archives: Locke

Locke’s Strange Notions on Acquiring Property

This week, I read the entire Second Treatise by John Locke.  I’ve read it before, so reading it again was a nice way for not only of review, but also delving into the complexities of the treatise. I particularly concentrated … Continue reading

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Jefferson on Epicurus

Thomas Jefferson took his political writings from John Locke.  Locke said that we have natural rights to life, liberty, and property.  Well Jefferson liked that but he changed it to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.  Where did he … Continue reading

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