John Locke - age: 72

John Locke

England
Virgo

ABOUT

The Father of Classical Liberalism. He was one of the Enlightenment Age's most influential thinkers.He had influential theories on limited government, right to property, and the social contract. His theory of mind led to modern understandings of identity and the self and influenced Kant, Hume, and Rousseau.He and Sir Francis Bacon were among the first British empiricists and had a huge impact on social contract theory.

BEFORE FAME

He earned a medicine degree from Oxford in 1674.

PERSONAL LIFE

He grew up with one brother named Thomas. His father was a country lawyer and clerk for the Chew Magna Justices of the Peace. He was raised in a Puritan household.

Historical Events in the Life of John Locke

1669-7-21 John Locke's Constitution of English colony Carolina approved

The meaning of the name Locke: Lock, Fastening

Famous Quotes

Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge, it is thinking that makes what we read ours. John Locke

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Philosopher John Locke were born on Sunday, in a leap year, birthstone is Peridot, the seaon was Summer in the Chinese year of , it is 343 days until John Locke next birthday.

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