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Unformatted text preview: government, puts himself under an obligation, to every one of that society, to submit to the determination of the majority, and to be concluded by it (Locke and Macpherson). For if the consent of the majority shall not, in reason, be received as the act of the whole, and conclude every individual; nothing but the consent of every individual can make any thing to be the act of the whole; but such a consent is next to impossible ever to be had (Locke and Macpherson). Sources: Locke, John, and Crawford Macpherson. Second treatise of government. Hackett Publishing Company, 1980. Print. Tuckness, Alex, "Locke's Political Philosophy", The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Fall 2010 Edition) , Edward N. Zalta (ed.), URL = <http://plato.stanford.edu/archives/fall2010/entries/locke-political/>....
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2010 for the course SOCI 100 taught by Professor Mcgee during the Spring '10 term at East Carolina University .
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