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Locke, John
Locke, John
Locke, John
Locke, John
Locke, John
Locke, John
Locke, John
Locke, John
Locke, John
Locke, John
Locke, John
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Locke, John

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An overview of Locke's life and works.

An overview of Locke's life and works.

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  • 1. Born : August 29,1632 Wrington, Somerset, England Died : October 28, 1704 Essex, England John Locke 1
  • 2. Growing Up
    • John Locke's father was also named John Locke and his mother was Agnes Keene.
    • He grew up in a small cottage by a church in Wrington, Somerset, near Bristol.
    • The family moved to Pensford where Locke grew up in Belluton.
    2 John Locke’s House
  • 3. Education
    • In 1647, Locke began to attend the prestigious Westminster School in London.
    • He was accepted to Christ Church, Oxford in 1652.
    • Became part of the English Royal Society
    • Received both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in 1658.
    • Locke focused mainly on medical study.
      • Bachelor of medicine (1674)
    • Started focusing on writing more than medical study.
      • Met in Shaftesbury‘s house about the “Essay”
      • Met to form the Carolinas
  • 4. Interests
    • John Locke had three main interests
      • Political
      • Epistemological
      • Scientific
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  • 5. Political (Interests Continued)
    • John Locke was against Absolute monarchy
      • Opposed the divine right of kings
    • Believed the humans should protect their natural rights.
    • Had a goal to prove that the government was unjust.
  • 6. Epistemological (Interests Continued)
    • The concept of epistemology is basically how our mind works and how to improve it.
    • John Locke mentions and describes in-depth how people should live
    • “ An Essay Concerning Human Understanding” is a good example of this concept.
  • 7. Scientific (Interests Continued)
    • Locke was influenced by Robert Boyle
    • Locke argued the theory of matter in the “Essay ” .
        • Locke states that every physical thing is composed of sub-microscopic properties, which are classified as two kinds
            • primary, shape and size
            • secondary, color and taste
  • 8. John Locke’s Major Works
    • (1689) “A Letter Concerning Toleration”
    • (1690) “ A Second Letter Concerning” Toleration
    • (1692) “ A Third Letter for Toleration”
    • (1689) “Two Treatises of Government”
    • (1690) “An Essay Concerning Human Understanding”
    • (1693) “Some Thoughts Concerning Education”
    • (1695) “ The Reasonableness of Christianity, as Delivered in the Scriptures”
    • (1695) “ The Reasonableness of Christianity”
  • 9. Most Influential Works
    • “ An Essay Concerning Human Understanding”
    • “ The Second Treatise of Civil Government”
    • “ A Letter Concerning Toleration”
  • 10. “ An Essay Concerning Human Understanding”
    • The Essay was a close examination of the human mind.
      • When man is born, his mind is blank,and is filled in throughout time like a new notebook, where observations of the world are recorded for future reference.
      • His theory was that the mind should be completely filled with information through the use of the five senses.
      • This information is taken for future reference that can be applied to every day decisions.
        • Gaining wisdom through proper rearing (“Some Thoughts Concerning Education”)
  • 11. “ The Second Treatise of Civil Government”
    • The first treaty argues Robert Filmer’s view about how man is born a slave to the natural born king.
    • The second is Locke’s opinion on the political upheaval.
      • Foundation for the modern day government
        • Democracies
        • Constitution
    • Locke also states that humans no what is right and wrong.
  • 12. “ A Letter Concerning Toleration”
    • It argues the new understanding of the relationship between government and religion.
    • John Locke states that in order to have a civilized society there must be a unity of religion and people.
    • Despite his strong belief in tolerance, he absolutely despised Catholics and Atheists
    • His hatred spawned from a fear that Catholicism might take over England, therefore, suggesting that toleration for all religions should be allowed.
  • 13. John Locke’s Contribution to Society
    • John Locke played a key role in making our world the way it is today.
      • He contributed to:
        • Modern day thought
        • Democracy
        • The Constitution
  • 14. Sources
    • &quot;John Locke.&quot; Blupete. 2006. 9 May 2007< http://www. blupete .com/Literature/Biographies/Philosophy/Locke. htm #Government >.
    • “ John Locke.” The Locke page. 2008. 26 Febuary 2008< http://oregonstate.edu/instruct/phl302/philosophers/locke.html >.
    • “ John Locke.” Epistemelinks. 2008. 26 Febuary 2008 < http://www.epistemelinks.com/Main/Philosophers.aspx?PhilCode=Lock >.
    • “ John Locke.” The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy. 2006. 26 Febuary 2008< http://www.utm.edu/research/iep/l/locke.htm >
    • Pictures
    • Locke portrait (1) : < http://www.sil.si.edu/digitalcollections/hst/scientific-identity/fullsize/SIL14-L005-05a.jpg >.
    • House of John Locke (2): < http://www.ashrare.com/33401.jpg >.
    • Books (3): < http://www.nyla.org/content/user_4/NYLA_Stock_OldBooks_SM.jpg >.

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