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Transcript of John Locke
John Locke was born on August 29, 1632 in Wrington, Somerset, England
He went to Westminster school, and then Christ Church, University of Oxford
at Westminster school, he earned King's Scholar
In Oxford he studied medicine, which would become a central point in his life
In 1674 graduated from Oxford with a bachelor of medicine.
He then became a medicine doctor
He became a highly influential philosopher who wrote about political,education,and human nature
He saw human nature as neither good and kind nor bad and violent.
He explain that people become what they experience.
He believe children come into the world with a blank tablet.
He believe that people, given the right experience, would reasonable and moral.
He also believe that all people are born with certain natural rights.
Locke declared that if a government fails to protect the natural rights of its people, those people have the right to overthrow the government.
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Impact on Society
He became known for his writings about
Impact on Society
He became known for his writings about human knowledge and politics. John Locke's ideas launched a new era of thought in England. then they echoed around the world.Locke's revolutionary ideas had an effect in France, Poland,Naples, and other European states, as well as in our country. Locke's ideas that would sweep across the seas to England's American colonies and through Europe.He also suggested the revolution.
Impact on Future Gnerations
Locke's writings helped found modern Western philosophy.He also had a big impact on U.S. government in the future.
His theories concerning the separation of Church and State, religious freedom, and liberty, not only influenced European thinkers such as the French Enlightenment writer, Voltaire, but shaped the thinking of America's founders, from Alexander Hamilton to Thomas Jefferson.
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