John Locke

  • Birth of John Locke

    Birth of John Locke
    John Locke was born on August 29th, 1632 in Wrington, United Kingdom. His mother's name was Agnes Keene and his father's name was John Locke. Locke's birth was important because he grew up to be one of the most persuasive men of the 17th century (
  • René Descartes dicovered Scientific Method

    René Descartes dicovered Scientific Method
    Rene Descartes' first publication, Discourse on Method, was the beginning of the scientific method. He published it in France, 1637 and got credited for bring the first modern philosopher ( The scientific method is important because it gives us the steps, in order to follow through our scientific procedures and environments.
  • College

    Locke attended Westminister College in London He had received a sponsership from a member of parliament, Alexander Popham. He then went to Christ Church and University of Oxford. ( This is significant because without the proper schooling he recieved he wouldnt have grown up to be the mos persuasive man in the 17th century!
  • The First Anglo Dutch War

    The First Anglo Dutch War
    The Anglo Dutch Wars are when English and Dutch navy ships battle when a fleet of dutch men in english waters refuse to salute to the english flag. Both counties are jealous of each countries success in trading. This navy battle is important because both remained big worldwide trading centers (Clowes 1898).
  • Discovery of cells

    Discovery of cells
    Robert Hooke is most famous for viewing cells. He observed thin slices of dead cork under a microscope and noticed the pores which he called cells due to their boxlike shape. He discovered cells in England, 1665 and also saw more similar formations in other plant and wood cells. This is significant because without Hookes observation we would not know what we are made up of today and how our bodies function. (Alberts 38)
  • Law Of Gravity

    Law Of Gravity
    Sir Isaac Newton discovered the Law of Gravity in England. It states that "Every massive particle attracts every other massive particle with a force directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of distance between them". This is important because It's the start of modern astronomy for the world. (
  • King Philip's War

    King Philip's War
    King Philip's War takes place in New England between colonists and Native Americans as a result of pressure over colonist's expansionists pursuits. It was a bloody war resultin g in 600 dead colonists and 3,000 Native deaths. Metacom is killed on August 12, 1676 ending the war in southern NE and the Native American's independent power. This war is significant because it was one of the most destructive, shattering wars between the Native Americans and Colonists.(
  • Essays on the law of Nature

    Essays on the law of Nature
    The natural law was around long before Locke as a way of conveying the concept that there were definite righteous truths that involved everyone, nevertheless of where they lived or the consensuses they had declared. The most significant premature difference was between laws that were of nature, and appropriate, and those of normality, only in the places with normailty. (Filmer 12)
  • Glorious Revolution

    Glorious Revolution
    The Glorious Revolution of England was a blood-less putsch which led up to the overthrow of King James II in 1688. Also, the establishment of William and Mary as monarchs. This is important because the Glorious Revolution founded a constitutional monarchy in Great Britain.(Tyle)
  • Two Treatises of Government

    Two Treatises of Government
    ‘Two Treatises of Government’ was also published in 1689, but anonymously. He pounced on the idea of Patriarchalism in the First Treatise and explained his concepts for forming a more civilized society in the Second Treatise. He had advanced these constitutional theories during his years of favor to Lord Cooper (Tyle 1166).
  • Epistola de tolerantia (A letter concerning toleration)

    Epistola de tolerantia (A letter concerning toleration)
    Locke’s premature area on the civil adjudicator had sensed that the requirement for order in society reassured the magistrate over matters unconcerned to redemption. Locke's worry for the acceptance of religious challenges, the interaction of individual conscience and public power was well-established.(
  • Essay Concerning Human Understanding

    Essay Concerning Human Understanding
    The Essay Concerning Human Understanding was a product of 20 years of academic work. The aim of work was to "to inquire into the origin, certainty, and the extent of human knowledge, together with grounds of belief, opinion and assent." Locke utilized the historical plain method procedure to write his books which consists of observations of external sensations and internal systems of thinking.(Tyle 1166)
  • Some Thoughts Concerning Education

    Some Thoughts Concerning Education
    Some thoughts Concerning Education is a treatise on the teaching of gentlemen written by John Locke. He describes how to teach that mind using three clear procedures: the evolution of a healthy body; the emergence of a righteous character; and the choice of an opportune academic syllabus.
    He wrote letters to an nobleman friend, but his guidance had a extensive plead since his concepts let commoners to think they could get the same type of character as whom Locke intended it for (Thomas 138).
  • The Reasonableness of Christianity

    The Reasonableness of Christianity
    Locke disagrees that belief in 2 theorys,that God exists and that Jesus Christ is the Messiah, is enough to make one Christian. Early critics, mistook this to mean that doctrines, especially that of the Trinity,had no part of his brand of Christianity. Instead, Locke puts out that although belief in the basic doctrines is enough to make one Christian, one is eventually commited to take "all the parts of Divine Revelation, with a docility and disposition prepared to imbrace". (
  • Death

    John Locke died on October 28, 1704 in Oates, England. That was where he spent the last decade of his life. His death was afflicted with delicate health. His death was one of the most important deaths due to his amazing philophosopher skills and teachings.(Tyle 1166)
  • Contributed to Declaration of Independence

    Contributed to Declaration of Independence
    Locke's theory was that a higher "Natural Law" provided liberty to everyone and that natural law was beneficial to human laws and governments,individuals comprise certain inviolable rights, these are life, liberty, and property. These theories helped the American Revolution and the Declaration of Independence which when Thomas Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence he used Locke's theory. (