Treatises of Government, by John Locke


The course covers the natural state and law of nature, the state of war and peace, liberty, slavery, property rights, the formation and purpose of societies, the preservation of property, the separation and balance of powers, and the dissolution of society and government.

What you will learn

By completing this course, learners will acquire a deep understanding of the principles of government, the nature of society, and the rights and obligations of individuals within a political framework.

Course program

The Natural State and Law of Nature
The State of War and Peace
Liberty, Slavery, and Property Rights
The Formation and Purpose of Societies
The Preservation of Property and the Role of Government
The Separation and Balance of Powers
The Supreme Power and Its Accountability
The Dissolution of Society and Government