The political theory of possessive individualism : Hobbes to Locke
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Published by Oxford University Press in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Hobbes, Thomas, -- 1588-1679,
  • Locke, John, -- 1632-1704,
  • Harrington, James, -- 1611-1677,
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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

Statementby C. B. Macpherson.
The Physical Object
Pagination310 p. ;
Number of Pages310
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23328312M

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