After studying philiosiphy, medicine, law, and mathematics and graduationing with multipe degrees Locke becomes an important philosipher at oxford college.
Locke reads Rene Descartes 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"
British Politician meets Locke
Anthony Ashley Cooper "Lord Ashley" who is an important British Politician meets and befriends Locke.
Locke supervises a liver operation that saves Lord Ashleys life
Locke is now Lord Ashleys personal physician supervises a liver operation that saves Lord Ashleys life and remarkably he lives another 15 years
Locke is asked to write the fundamental constitution of carolina
Because of Lord Ashleys involvement in the new british colonies in america locke is asked to write the funamental constitution of carolina.
Locke writes his first essay
Locke writes his first draft of the essay concerning human understanding,in it are ideas of natural law, based parcially on the writings of others.
Locke likes the idea of a social contract and will make the idea popular because of his social status
Locke begins to write and premote 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 is welcomed back to england by the new king
Enflands glorious revolution, Locke is welcomed by the new kind and returns to England.
Essay about human understanding is published.
essay concerning human understanding by John Locke is published.
Locke meets Issac Newton
Locke meets Sir Issac Newton and they become friends.
John Lockes book is published
Two treasuries of Civil Government by John Locke is published.
Locke is appointed to the british board of trade
Locke is appointed to the British board of trade even though his health is failing he is its most influentical member.
John Locke dies
John Locke dies
Thomas borrows ideas from Locke
Thomas Jefferson borrows from Lockes ideas to write the decloration of independence.
People thats agreed with Locke on a secret plot are arrested
Lockes 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.