John Locke

  • John Locke is born

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    Locke becomes a very important professor at Oxford college

  • Locke reads Rene Discartes' discourse on the method

  • Lord Ashley meets and befriends Locke

  • Locke supervises a liver operation that saves lord Ashley's life

  • locke is asked to write the fundamental constitution of Carolina

  • John Locke writes his first draft of the essay concerening human nature

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    Locke begins to write and promote the idea of social contract

  • Locke's ideals are linked to the assassanation of the king so he flees to holland

  • Locke is welcomed by the new king and returns to England

  • John Locke's essay concerning human understanding is published

  • Locke meets Isaac Newton

  • Two Treatises of Civil Government by John Locke is published

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    Locke is appointed to the British board of trade

  • Johne Locke dies

  • Thomas Jefferson borrows from Locke's ideas to write declaration of independance