11,288 total votes
John Locke

John Locke

John Locke FRS, was an English philosopher and physician regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers and known as the "Father of Classical 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 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. Locke's theory of m ... more on Wikipedia

lists about John Locke

The Best John Locke Quotes 876 votes A list of the best John Locke quotes. This list is arranged by which famous John Locke quotes have received the most votes, ...

John Locke is ranked on...

#88 of 347 The Most Important Leaders in World History 707.2k votes For good or for bad, our leaders can be powerful forces for change in the world. But who are the most impaction people to ev...

John Locke is also found on...

Famous Westminster School Alumni Famous University Of Oxford Alumni Famous Political Writers Famous Male Philosophers Famous Christ Church, Oxford Alumni Famous People Who Died in Essex