Understanding Can Not Be Compelled

by John Locke in 1689

John Locke argues for liberty of conscience which he calls “every man’s natural right,” in this selection from A Letter Concerning Toleration.


Freedom, Rights, and Political Philosophy, Part 3

by George H. Smith on Feb 12, 2013

Smith discusses the distinction between political obligation and political allegiance, and how the problem of allegiance was the major concern of John Locke.