Tagged: Locke

Analects of the Core: Locke on laws without authority

When any one, or more, shall take upon them to make laws, whom the people have not appointed to do so, they make laws without authority, which the people are not therefore bound to obey… [and] may constitute to themselves a new legislative, being in full liberty to resist the force of those, who without […]

Sreedhar to lecture on Hobbes and Locke

This Wednesday, Prof. Susanne Sreedhar — Assistant Professor of Philosophy, and frequent lecturer in CC203 — will be presenting a talk titled “Hobbes and Locke on Toleration” as part of the Fall 2010 lecture series organized by the Boston University Institute for Philosophy & Religion. From the event description: Prominent in common understandings of the […]