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John Locke
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Some Thoughts Concerning Education: And, Of the Conduct of the Understanding (1996 edition), Hackett Publishing - ISBN: 9780872203341
John Locke
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The Works of John Locke: Some considerations of the consequences of lowering the interest and raising the value of money (Letter to a member of Parliament, 1691) Short observations on a printed paper entitled, 'For encouraging the coining silver money in England' ... Further considerations concerning raising the value of money. Two treatises of government (1824 edition)
John Locke
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Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Vol. II (1824 edition), p. 261, "Conduct of the Understanding"
John Locke
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Locke: Two Treatises of Government Student Edition (1988 edition), Cambridge University Press - ISBN: 9780521357302
John Locke
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Book I, Ch. 3, sec. 4 - Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1689)


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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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