DP2 Locke

DP2 Locke - DP2: Locke Paragraphs: (54) Equality: we have...

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DP2: Locke Paragraphs: (54) – Equality: we have equal right to liberty, life, and property (89) - Tacit consent & State of Nature: (119) – Tacit consent: trying to determine what the parameters are for abiding by a culture’s laws. He’s trying to say that tacit consent is just as important as express consent. (28) Labor & the Land- if you put labor into something, it becomes your property. (60) Reason- he brings up the inability of children to reason, but it’s the unifying ingredient of society. (128) – preservational property and state of nature. Restrictions on acquisition of property- 1. Non-waste requirement 2. “Locke’s proviso” – you must “leave as much and as good” for everybody else. 3. Moral obligation to help those who can’t support themselves. Terms to know: a. state of nature – state of equality in which no one has power over another, and all are free to do as they please. b. natural law- people are governed by reason, the reason to not harm one another. c. natural rights- right to personal liberty and the natural right of acquisition (one may
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2010 for the course HWC 205 taught by Professor Cotten-sprecklemeyer during the Spring '08 term at Kansas.

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