John Locke

John Locke

Born: August 29, 1632

Died: October 28, 1704

Nationality: English

Occupation: Philosopher

Biography: 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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