John LOcke

He was a wise Philosopher

John Locke was born August 29, 1632 in Wrington ,Somerset and died. John went to college at Oxford, Westminster. He was christian most of his life and was not in favor of absolute rule at all.  His work inspired lots of enlightenment thinkers like Robert Boyle, Sir Isaac Newton, John Aubrey, Edward Scott, Thomas Jefferson, and Shaftes Bury. He saved his friend life from a liver infection on the spot because John went to medical school he was able to do it successfully. He wrote Two Treatieses of Civil Government, which is about how John strongly disagrees with absolute rule. He also published An Essay Concerning Human Understanding which is an extremely long and detailed theory of knowledge. Locke wrote and developed the philosophy that there was no legitimate government under The Divine Right of Kings theory. Some Thoughts Concerning Education is a 1693 treatise on the education of gentlemen written by him. It is about how he believed the goal of education is not to create a scholar, but to create a virtuous man. For over a century, it was the most important philosophical work on education in England.

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