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John Locke
Source/Notes:
Book II, Ch. 1, sec. 19 - Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1689)
John Locke
Source/Notes:
The conduct of the understanding: with sketches of the lives of Locke and Bacon (1813 edition)


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Born: August 29, 1632

Died: October 28, 1704 (aged 72)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: John Locke, widely known as the Father of Classical Liberalism, was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers. Considered one of the first of the British empiricists, following the tradition of Francis Bacon, he is equally important to social contract theory.

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