John Locke

Biography

Unalienable Rights

  • The writings of Enlightenment philosophers such as John Locke inspired the idea of unalienable rights.
  • He believed that a social contract , or a agreement , exist between political leaders and the people ruled.
  • The rule of law , wrote Locke , was more important then the authority of any individual.

Locke Developed

  • Locke also developed a definition of property as the product of a person’s

labor that would be foundational for both Adam Smith’s capitalism and

Karl Marx’s socialism.

  • He was a key advocate of the empirical

approaches of the Scientific Revolution.

Erendida and Arely

Erendida Gallegos

Arely Cortez