Locke - John Locke: Important dates 1632 Locke born in...

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John Locke: Important dates 1632 Locke born in Wrington, Somerset 1642-1647 English Civil War 1649 Charles Stuart I executed 1649-1659 Interregnum (republic and Protectorate) 1659 Stuart restoration 1661-64 Locke’s Oxford lectureship 1667 Locke begins association with Shaftesbury 1669 Locke writes Carolina constitution 1675 Locke’s self-exile in France 1679 Locke returns to England 1683 Locke’s self-exile in France 1688 Return to England; “Glorious Revolution” 1696 Appointment to Board of Trade 1704 Locke dies
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Locke: Concepts and themes Tyranny Natural rights Property Consent Civil society Representation Revolution
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Locke on conquest and tyranny “Conquest” results from war: - Unjust conquest does not confer right; - Lawful conquest is limited by “right”: Punishment of unjust persons Protection of innocents Security of property “Usurpation” is domestic conquest “Tyranny” is power “beyond right” ( compare conquest: “power without right”) - Arbitrary will unbounded by law
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course POLI 278 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at UNC.

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