John Locke

"No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience"

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Born Aug 29,1632 John Locke was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of enlightenment thinkers and known as the Father of classical liberalism.Locke's political theory was founded on social contract theory.Unlike Thomas Hobbes ,Locke believed that human nature characterised by reason and tolerance.Like Hobbes, Locke believed that human nature allowed people to be selfish. In a natural state all people were equal and independent, and everyone had a natural right to defend his "Life, health, Liberty, or Possessions". Most scholars trace the phrase "Life,Libert,and the Pursuite of in the American Declaration of Independence, to Locke's theory of rights.