A Discourse on Property: John Locke and His Adversaries
by James Tully (9780521271400)

A Discourse on Property: John Locke and His Adversaries
 
James Tully
Release Date: 10 December 0070
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 212
Categories: History, Criticism, Surveys
History & Theory
ISBN: 9780521271400
ISBN-10: 0521271401



John Locke's theory of property is perhaps the most distinctive and the most influential aspect of his political theory. In this book James Tully uses an hermeneutical and analytical approach to offer a revolutionary revision of early modern theories of property, focusing particularly on that of Locke. Setting his analysis within the intellectual context of the seventeenth century, Professor Tully overturns the standard interpretations of Locke's theory, showing that it is not a justification of private property. Instead he shows it to be a theory of individual use rights within a framework of inclusive claim rights. He links Locke's conception of rights not merely to his ethical theory, but to the central arguments of his epistemology, and illuminates the way in which Locke's theory is tied to his metaphysical views of God and man, his theory of revolution and his account of a legitimate polity.

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