John Locke

Cindy Paz & Jailene Garcia 6th Period 02/07/2016

Biography

John Locke was born in August 29, 1632 in Wrington United Kingdom. He was and English philosopher and physician. His greatest achievements in life were "Concerning Human Understanding" which was published in December 1689.He also studied at University of Oxford, Westminister School.

Political Thoughts and Beliefs

John Locke believed that human nature is governed by natural laws. In order to obey natural laws, all human must exercise natural rights. Such as the right to life, liberty, and property.

Connections With Other People

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Famous Quote

"All mankind...being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions." -John Locke


The meaning of this quote is kind of similar to a quote that Thomas Jefferson wrote in The Declaration of Independence stating that all men should be treated equal. Basically is saying the equality is very important and should learn to be Independent and should be thought to not harm anybody else.