John Locke - Arshin

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  • John Locke is born

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    John Locke

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    After studying philosophy, medicine, law, and mathematics and graduating with multiple degrees Locke becomes a very important professor at Oxford College

  • Locke reads Rene Descartes' Discourse on the Method and likes what he reads. This work includes the famous quote "I think, therefore I am''

  • Anthony Ashley Cooper '' Lord Ashley'' who is an important british politician meets and befriends Locke

  • Locke is now ''Lord Ashleys'' personal physician

  • Because of Lord Ashley's involvement in the new British colonies in America Locke is asked to write the Fundamental Constitution of Carolina

  • Locke writes the frist draft of the essay concerning human understand in it are ideas for the natural law

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    Locke's begins to write and promote the idea of a Social Contract, he may not be the first with the idea but his social status will make the idea popular

  • Locke's ideas about revolution against a government are linked to a plot to kill the king. Locke flees to Holland, many that agreed with him and Lord Ashley are arrested for treason and some are killed

  • England's Glorious Revolution; Locke is welcomed by the new king and returns to England

  • essay concerning human understanding by John Locke is published

  • Locke meets Sir Isaac Newton and they become friends

  • two treatises of civil government by John Locke is published

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    Locke is appointed to the british board of trade and event though his health is failing he is its most influetnual member

  • John Locke dies

  • Thomas Jefferson borrows from Lockes ideas to write the Declaration of Independence