Quotes by John Locke

About John Locke:

John Locke is equally important to social contract theory. His work greatly affected the development of epistemology and political philosophy. His writings influenced Voltaire and Rousseau, many Scottish Enlightenment thinkers, as well as the American revolutionaries. His contributions to classical republicanism and liberal theory are reflected in the United States Declaration of Independence.

Author Bio

  • NameJohn Locke
  • DescriptionEnglish philosopher and physician
  • BornAugust 29, 1632
  • DiedOctober 28, 1704
  • CountryEngland
  • ProfessionPhilosopher; Economist
  • AwardsFellow Of The Royal Society