Analysis of On Porperty: Second Treatsie by John Locke
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“On the Property”
“Of Property” is one of the most significant and controversial chapters in the Second Treatise. It contains the same theme of personal liberty found throughout the Second Treatise that I read in another political course. Here Locke makes clear that a man’s individual labor is his own and the laws of nature dictate that he reap the rewards of his hard work. “Every man has a property in his own person” (Locke 134). If an individual picks a strawberry or kills a hare for sustenance, no one else can claim that it does not belong to that individual who did the work. With this autonomy must come an understanding of the law of nature, which sets forth that a man should not take more than is necessary. Locke cover three very strong in his discussion on properties which maxing labor with the earth which makes the property, goods are there for the comfort and convince for all, and prior good are not to be wasted .It is wasteful to gather more strawberry than one can eat, or to enclose acres of land that lie uncultivated.
This is the only way conflict will be avoided in a state of nature, and it requires reason on the part of mankind because when he removes something from nature through his hard work, it is no longer the common property of all mankind but belongs to himself exclusively. Each philosopher has different opinions about how property is developed, as well as what the bounds to property achievement are. While one writer may provide the fairest account of property, another may provide a more feasible account of property acquisition and its limits.
This essay will challenge to associate and contrast the beliefs of John Locke and Karl Marx on the ideas of labor and property with their relations to the characterist...
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Both of the articles connect the relationship between labor and property.. Locke stays that Labor gives the property; labor limits our ability to use money and makes the world more productive in dial life. From the section Marx’s talks about what labor does in the community, how it helps the economic and capitalist. Based on my understand these philosophies I believe Good labor helps the economy grown and more people on job that will reword those better wages which will grow the population of the nation and less man. The labor system maintains our exchange and trade between others whether it’s for money or the same things with different pricing. “the live to work rather than the work to live” ( Mother) . The more job and better building on our labor the more chance we have that the town will grow and expect from the people in the society.