Journal of Libertarian Studies

On Locke’s Argument for Government

The Journal of Libertarian Studies

What requires explanation or justification depends on what is taken as being given: what comes into question depends on what one already believes. The inertia of one’s present outlook - sometimes too hastily labeled by others as a bias - gives one a sense of commitment without which possible justifications for one’s position might be overlooked. Nor does an ability to empathize usually carry such a sense of commitment.

Volume 1, Number 3 (1977)


Suits, David B. “On Locke’s Argument for Government.” Journal of Libertarian Studies 1, No.3 (1977):195-203.

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