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Published: 17 September 2020

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780190939076

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Locke Among the Radicals

Liberty and Property in the Nineteenth Century

Daniel Layman

  • Represents the first sustained philosophical engagement with Thomas Hodgskin and John Bray, and one of only a few with Lysander Spooner and Henry George
  • Provides a blueprint for healing the economic injustices of today's world, which so closely resembles the nineteenth century's industrial revolution
  • Shows how rightwing and leftwing interpretations of Lockeanism developed during the nineteenth century
  • Offers a new reading of Locke's property theory that connects it to the republican tradition