He began the empiricist tradition initiated the greatest age of British Philosophy he wrote papers like " An Essay concerning human understanding and Two Treaties of Government'' in England. He expressed the idea is to serve the people. His ideas favored civil, natural, and property rights and it's the governments job to protect these rights
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