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Locke Studies

Locke Studies (formerly The Locke Newsletter, 1970-2000) is an open-access, peer-reviewed annual journal devoted to contemporary research on any aspect of the life and work of the great English philosopher John Locke (1632-1704).  The journal is unique in being the only one in the world devoted entirely to Locke scholarship. It provides a scholarly forum for the free exchange of knowledge and ideas about Locke, his thought, and his contributions. While much of the content we publish rests on original research and specialist knowledge of Locke’s life, work, and significance, we also welcome contributions on his contemporaries and related thinkers (e.g. John Norris, Catharine Trotter Cockburn, or Edward Stillingfleet) and the reception and interpretation of Locke down to the present day. Since 2018, the publication of Locke Studies has been overseen by The John Locke Society.


Benjamin Hill (Western)

Managing Editor
Megan Sherritt (Western)


Current Issue

Vol 17 (2017): Locke Studies

The PDFs of the articles in Vol 17 will not be available until 1 January 2019. Prior to that date, the articles will only be accessible through the print edition.

Published: 2018-02-19
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