1632, Aug 291704, Oct 28
an English philosopher and physician, widely regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers and commonly known as the "Father of Liberalism". Considered one of the first of the British empiricists, following the tradition of Sir Francis Bacon, he is equally important to social contract theory. His work greatly affected the development of epistemology and political philosophy. His writings influenced Voltaire and Jean-Jacques Rousseau, many Scottish Enlightenment thinkers, as well as the American revolutionaries. His contributions to classical republicanism and liberal theory are reflected in the United States Declaration of Independence.
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07/21/1669-John Locke's Constitution of English colony Carolina approved 
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Joseph Butler
...things, for his critique of Thomas Hobbes's egoism and John Locke's theory of personal identity. During his life...
Anthony Ashley Cooper
...Whig party, he is also remembered as the patron of John Locke. As a member of the Council of State, Cooper opposed...
Robert Filmer
...Government, James Tyrrell's Patriarcha Non Monarcha and John Locke' Two Treatises of Government. Filmer also wrote...
David Hume
...empiricist approach to philosophy places him with John Locke, Francis Bacon, and Thomas Hobbes as a British Empiricist....
Francis Hutcheson
...Scottish Enlightenment. Hutcheson took ideas from John Locke, and he was an important influence on the works of...
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