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    Englishmen, John Locke. John Locke was a philosophical influence in both political theory and theoretical philosophy, which was embraced among the era of 1789-1914 and

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    John Locke was born on August 29, 1632 the son of a country attorney and. Locke grew up in and during the civil war. In 1652, he entered the Christ Church (Oxford) where he remained as a student and teacher for many years. Locke taught and lectured in Greek, rhetoric, and Moral philosophy. Locke, after reading works of Descartes, developed a strong interest in contemporary philosophical and scientific questions and theories. In 1666, Locke met Lord Anthony Ashley Cooper, and from then on, this lifelong

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    From Aristotle to John Locke to Thomas Jefferson, the ideas of great philosophers influenced the foundations of the United States. When Jefferson began writing the Declaration of Independence, he wanted to make this new country based on the basic fundamentals. He wanted to base the country on what was considered the natural laws. Jefferson had many philosophical minds to ponder when writing the document, such as Aristotle and most importantly John Locke. The writings of John Locke were basic in the

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    Biography of John Locke

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    John Locke was a British born philosopher, physician, and writer that played a significant role in the framework of The United States. He was born in Wrington, England on August 29th, 1632. A father, also named John, who was a country lawyer, and his mother Anges Keene, raised Locke. Both his parents were Puritans, which influenced his later work immensely ("John Locke"). Locke’s parents sent him to the famous Westminister School in London where he was led by Alexander Popham, a member of Parliament

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    John Locke Beliefs

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    philosophiser includes John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, and James Harrington. John Locke believed a society where all people were to have independence and equality . Thomas Hobbes believed a society where government should be provided, without a government there wouldn’t be order. Lastly, James Harrington believed of a limited and balanced power government system. Without these theories/concepts the U.S. Constitution wouldn’t be the same as it is today in the modern world. John Locke was a political theorist

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    John Locke John Locke, born on Aug. 29, 1632, in Somerset, England, was an English philosopher and political theorist. Locke was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, where he followed the traditional classical curriculum and then turned to the study of medicine and science, receiving a medical degree, but his interest in philosophy was reawakened by the study of Descartes. He then joined the household of Anthony Ashley Cooper, later the earl of Shaftesbury, as a personal physician at first, becoming

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    John Locke was an english philosopher who expressed his idea of civil governments. In the documents, John Locke expresses the idea on what a civil government is formed by. John Locke describes the beginning steps to achieving a political power which is the law of nature. In the law of nature, Locke expresses how men are all free to do as they please without the consent of another man. “We must consider what estate all men are naturally in, and this is, a state of perfect freedom to order their actions

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    opinion John Locke, Montesquieu, and Mary Wollstonecraft are the most important because we, the United States government, would not be as strong as it is today. John Locke is the first philosopher to inspire the U.S government. John Locke believed that people were naturally good. Also, he believed in Natural Rights, Life, Liberty, and Property. Locke said that if natural rights are not given from the government then we the people have a right to fight for them. One big reason John Locke is a great

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    John Locke Biography

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    John Locke is considered one of the most important philosophers and political theorists. He is known as the “Father of Liberalism” and was one of the first British empiricists. His work on the theory of the state, the theory of knowledge, religious toleration, and medicine has secured him a place in the pantheon of revered intellectuals. Locke was born on August 29, 1632 in Wrington, Somerset, England, to John Locke, a country lawyer and clerk, and Agnes Keene. Both of his parents were Puritans

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    the Enlightenment era is John Locke. His contributions proved great importance to the development of epistemology and political philosophy during those times, and is regarded as the most influential thinker to contribute to the liberal theory of government. John Locke wrote many critical documents relating to the separation of powers and how people should be governed. In essence, it can be argued that the actual founder of the Declaration of Independence is actually John Locke due to his ideas of rejecting

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