TWO TREATISES ON GOVERNMENT: SECOND TREATISE Chapter II Of the State of Nature §. 4. To understand political power right, and derive it from its original, we must consider, what state all men are naturally in, and that is, a state of perfect freedom to order their actions, and dispose of their possessions and persons, […]
AN ESSAY CONCERNING HUMAN UNDERSTANDING Book I An Inquiry into the understanding, pleasant and useful. Since it is the understanding that sets man above the rest of sensible beings, and gives him all the advantage and dominion which he has over them; it is certainly a subject, even for its nobleness, worth our labour to […]
The famous 17th century English philosopher, not the machete-wielding bald guy on the island.