John locke

Zach Zoretich Period 4

  • John Locke's Birth

    John Locke's Birth
    John Locke is Born in England
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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

    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.

    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

    Anthony Ashley Cooper "Lord Ashley" who is an important British politician meets and befriends Locke
  • Locke who is now Lord Ashley's personal physician supervises a liver operation that saves Lord Ashley's life

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

    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

    England's Glorious Revolution; Locke is welcomed by the new king and returns to England
  • Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke is published

    Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke is published
  • Locke meets Sir Isaac Newton and they become friends

    Locke meets Sir Isaac Newton and they become friends
  • Two Treatises of Civil Government by John Locke is published

    Two Treatises of Civil Government by John Locke is published
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    Locke is appointed to the British Board of Trade

    Locke is appointed to the British Board of Trade and even though his health is failing he is its most influential member
  • John Locke's Death

    John Locke's Death
    John Locke Dies
  • Thomas Jefferson borrows from Locke's ideas to write the Declaration of Independence

    Thomas Jefferson borrows from Locke's ideas to write the Declaration of Independence
    Thomas Jefferson uses Locke's ideas to write the declaration of independence. (LIfe, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness)