john locke - haley

  • John Locke - born

    John locke was born in England
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    Locke - teaches as a professor

    After studying philosophy, medicine, law, and mathematics and graduating with multiple degrees Locke becomes a very important professor at Oxford College
  • Locke - reads R D D on the method

    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 - befriends Locke

    Anthony Ashely Cooper " Lord Ashely" who is an important British politician meets and befriends Locke
  • Lord Ashley's - personal physician

    Locke who is now Lord Ashley's personal physician supervises a liver operation that saves Lord Ashley's life and remarkably he lives another 15 years
  • Locke - writes Fundamental Constitution of Carolina

    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 first draft of CHU

    LOcke writes the first draft of the essay Concering Human Understanding, it in are ideas on Natural Law ; based partially on the writings of others
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    Locke - begins to write and promote idea of Social Contract

    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 and Lord Ahley - are arrested for treason

    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
  • Locke - returns to England

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

    Essay Concering Human Understandings is published by John Locke
  • Locke - makes a new friend

    Locke meets Sir Isaac Newton and they become friends
  • Locke - TToCG published

    Two Treaties of Civil Goverment by John Locke is published
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    Locke - Appointed to British board

    Locke is appointed to the British board of trade and even though his heath is failing he is its most influential member
  • John Locke - dies

    John Locke dies
  • Borrowing Locke's ideas

    Thomas Jeferson from locke's ideas to write the declaration of independence