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John Locke

The first was the Englishman John Locke, who lived from 1632 to 1704.
Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  English philosopher who greatly influenced the founders of the United States with his emphasis of individual rights and property rights (1632-1704)
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  • The first was the Englishman John Locke, who lived from 1632 to 1704.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • "He could have," he declared, "demolished Newton, Calvin or even John Locke as a logician."
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • ] [Footnote 18: John Locke (1632-1704), an English philosopher whose work was of especial significance in the development of modern philosophy.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • John Locke, from whom Adams, Jefferson, and other American patriots drew inspiration, had published some of his earliest works while a political refugee in Amsterdam.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams

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  • ] [Footnote 234: John Locke.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • John Locke.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • But then Mason, Wilson, and John Adams, no less than Jefferson, were, as they all appreciated, drawing on long familiarity with the seminal works of the English and Scottish writers John Locke, David Hume, Francis Hutcheson, and Henry St. John Bolingbroke, or such English poets as Defoe ("When kings the sword of justice first lay down, / They are no kings, though they possess the crown.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
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Associated words [difficulty]:   John Locke [8] , Hume [4] , Francis Bacon [7]
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