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John Locke

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Darby Roland

on 29 September 2015

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Transcript of John Locke

John Locke
Ideas & Concepts
The Law of Nature
Religious toleration
Impacts on Law

his treatises on government stood as a justification on America and France, which resulted in set limits on the amount of power kings have

the letters he wrote concerning tolerance, influenced people to argue for constitutional government and religious tolerance and how people shouldn't have to hold a certain belief that the state forces

over time his ideas influenced law and it began to change because many other people agreed with his ideas

Maddie, Sydney, Darby & Jaiden
He believed that the moral truths that govern human behavior are derived from the nature of human beings and the nature of the world.

Fundamental Constitutions of Carolina
adopted in March 1669 by the eight Lords Proprietor of the state, Carolina
land between Virginia and Florida
the Charter of Carolina
the Concessions and Agreements of the Lords Proprietors of the State of Carolina
A Letter Concerning Toleration
written in 1667
argued that some aspects of Anglican workshop should have civil rights
the religious persecution by the state and how it is inappropriate
John believed:
the use of force by the state to get people to hold/practice certain beliefs is unlawful
Church and State should be seperated
Two Treatises of Government
published in 1689
John's idea for more civilized society based on natural rights and contract theory
humans need to form a more civilized society based on natural human rights and not based on ideas of Kings
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
published in 1690
described the mind at birth as a blank state that is filled later in life
wrote 4 different books of the essay
Some Thoughts Concerning Education
published on 1692
collected advice that Locke gathered about the education of children
wanted children to be treated as human beings
urged parents to spend time with their children
tailor the child's education to their character
Quiz Time
Question #1
John Locke was and English philosopher

A. True
B. False
Question #3
Locke's thinks that humans have the rights to life, liberty and property simply for the fact that they are human

A. True
B. False
Question #5
What month was John born in?

A. March
B August.
Treatment Of Property

John went to British Empiricism, Social contract natural law.

John's main interests are; Metaphysics, Epistemology, Political Philosophy, philosophy of mind, Education and economics.

But unfortunately John Locke passed away on October 28th 1704 at the age of 72.
John Locke was born on August 29th 1632 in Wrington, Somerset England.

he has one brother named Thomas Locke.

He was an English philosopher and physician, known as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers, and was known as the "father of classical liberalism."
Makers have rights to property with respect to what they make.
Believed the world is owned by all. One can own individual property if it can be shown that no one is in harm by the appropriation ( Taking something from ones own use without permission).


lots of land and water does not harm if an individual were to take.
People who are unable to receive good, it is okay for one to appropriate
Locke believed that there should be a civil government
The state should not choose your beliefs, or religious practices/ ceremonies.
"No man's knowledge here can go beyond his experience."

"All mankind being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health liberty or possenssion."

"New opionion are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common."
Question #2
What was his brother's name?

A. Thomas
B. George
Question #4
Did John believe there should be a civil government?

A. Yes
B. No
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