JOHN LOCKE

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History of John Locke

John Locke (29 August 1632-28 October 1704 ) was an English philosopher and physician widely regarded as one of the most influential of Enlighthenment tickers and commonly known as the father of liberalism.

Life and work


  • In 1647, Locke was sent to the prestigious Wesminer school in London under the sponsorship of alenzader Popham , a member of Parliament and his father's former commander. After completing studies there, he was admitted to , oxfords The dean of the college at the time was john, vice-chancellor of the university. Although a capable student, Locke was irritated by the undergraduate curriculum of the time. He found the works of modern philosophers, such as Rene, more interesting than the classic material taught at the university.