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The John Locke Research Papers Collection

The John Locke Research Papers Collection

The John Locke Research Papers Collection on Lockean contributions to Theology, Morality, Law, and the State. A collection of undergraduate and graduate research papers exploring John Locke’s contributions to theology, religion, morality, law, and the state, as well as his influence on the American political experience: ETH7630 – JUST WAR, REBELLION, AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION … Continue reading

Just War, Rebellion, and the American Revolution; John Keown and Modern Critiques On Whether the War of Independence was Just

Just War, Rebellion, and the American Revolution; John Keown and Modern Critiques On Whether the War of Independence was Just

PDF Copy of the Paper: ETH7630 JUST WAR, REBELLION, AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION JUST WAR, REBELLION, AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION; JOHN KEOWN AND MODERN CRITIQUES ON WHETHER THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE WAS JUST An Academic Research Paper Presented to Professor Daniel Heimbach In partial fulfillment of the requirement for ETH7630 War & Peace Leonard O Goenaga … Continue reading

WEEK 1: The Pulpit and the American Revolution

WEEK 1: The Pulpit and the American Revolution

WEEK 1: The Pulpit and the American Revolution The Pulpit and the American Revolution: Major Themes When the question is given, ‘whose political writings most influenced the Founding Fathers’, the usual names are to be expected: The Enlightenment thinkers Voltaire and Hume, the Social Contract theorists Locke, Hobbes and Rousseau, or perhaps the classics of … Continue reading

Email to Professor Regarding Parallels Between John Locke, H.L.A. Hart, American Constitutionalism, and Baptist Ecclesiology

Greetings Professor, I’m currently reading through your dissertation regarding Hart’s concept of law. Regarding his concept of pre-legal and legal communities, I noted some potential parallels with a Lockean understanding of the Social Contract. Sorry for the length of the email. I sought to share a short idea, but several more began arriving, and I … Continue reading

JUDITH THOMSON’S ‘VIOLINIST ANALOGY,’ NORMATIVE & COERCIVE PREGNANCIES, AND THE WEIGHT OF CONSENT

PHI7550 Final Exam – JUDITH THOMSON’S ‘VIOLINIST ANALOGY,’ NORMATIVE & COERCIVE PREGNANCIES, AND THE WEIGHT OF CONSENT QUESTION 1:  Some people argue that Judith Thomson’s argument seems applicable only to pregnancy resulting from rape, where the sex was not voluntary.  If you do not agree because you believe it applies in other cases, explain and … Continue reading

POJMAN’S THREE RESPONSES TO DEATH PENALTY OBJECTIONS

CLICK FOR PDF COPY: PHI7550 Final Exam – POJMAN’S THREE RESPONSES TO DEATH PENALTY OBJECTIONS QUESTION 3:  Present and explain three objections to the death penalty that professor Pojman addresses.  How does Pojman respond to these objections?  Do you think he succeeds?  Explain and defend your answer. Pojman’s Three Responses to Death Penalty Objections In … Continue reading