The Enlightenment Figures- Philosopher
-Birth Date: 1632 Death date: 1704
-Education- Oxford academic and medical reasearcher
- Job- Was a social contract theorist
- Background Information- His meeting with the Lord Ashely in 1666
- What is famous for- Most influential of the Enlightenment thinkers and know as "Father of classical liberalism.
-John Locke was a social contract theorist. The social contract theory was to protect the natural rights of life, liberty, and property.
-The end of law is not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom. For in all the states of created beings may be able of law, where there is no law , there is no freedom.