John Locke and Karl Marx

By: Jenna Miller

John Locke

John was born in August 29, 1632 -October 28 1704. John was born in Westminster, a small village in southwestern England. John spent his childhood in West Country and as a teenager he was sent to Westminster school in London. He was successful at Westminster and earned a place at Christ church college in oxford. John was successful as a student and after completing his undergraduate degree he held a series of a academic posts in collage. He also undertook the normal course of education to become a physician. His father also named John served in the England civil war. John Locke was the most famous philosophers of the 17th century.

Karl Marx

Karl Marx was born May 5th 1818--March 15th 1883. Karl was educated at home until he was 12 and spent five years at the Jesuit high school in Trier. Then he went to the university of Bonn to study law when he was 17 years old. After a year at Bonn his parents sent him to university of Berlin. At Berlin he studied law and philosophy. He moved to Paris after he married Jenny von Westphalen in 1843. He tried to publish many books but most of them were denied during his lifetime. Karl's dad was a successful lawyer. Karl Marx died because of pleurisy in London on March 14th, 1883.

Who was John Locke, What did he think?

John Locke was a famous philosopher and physician. He went to Christ church college in Oxford and studied medicine. In the government he deafened the claim that men are by nature free and equal against claims that God had made all people naturally subject to the monarchy government. He argued that people have rights, such as the right to life, liberty, and property.

Who was Karl Marx, What did he think?

Karl Marx was a famous Economist and philosopher. He went to Bonn college. After a year at Bonn he went to Berlin college for the rest, he studied philosophy and history. Marx believed that the evolution of government would happen through the working class. And that they would rise up to make a more equal class. He also believed that economy, and more importantly, relationships were the driving force behind government and society.