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Early Life and Education:

Locke was born in Somerset, England in 1932.

Contributions and Achievements:

Locke is widely considered to be one of the greatest English philosophers and a leading figure in the fields of epistemology, metaphysics, and political philosophy. He also made crucial contributions to education, theology, medicine, physics, economics, and politics.


He was the first person to explain the self through a continuity of consciousness. He proposed that the mind was a blank slate or tabula rasa. Some of the Locke’s most noted works are “An Essay Concerning Human Understanding”, “Two Treatises of Government”, and “A Letter Concerning Toleration”.

Their Political Thoughts And Beliefs:

In two treaties of government , he defended the claim that men are by nature free and equal against claims that god had made all people naturally subject to a monarch

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Famous Quote:

All mankind ... being all equal and independent, not one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions. No mans knowledge here can go beyond his experience.. What worries you, master you.