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"New" Socialist Ideas in the 1848 Revolution

The French political caricaturist Amédée de Noé mocked the leading socialist figures of the 1848 Revolution in this panel of 6 cartoons. He ridicules their claims that their ideas were new and original by pointing out the true origins of their ideas for reform. It turns out they “borrowed” all …

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Locke, The Enhanced Edition of The Two Treatises of Government (1689)

This edition of Locke’s Two Treatises combines the text from the Online Library of Liberty with supplementary material about Locke’s political theory written by modern scholars, most notably the “Liberty Matters” online discussion forum on Locke’s theory of property. These essays discuss his …