John Locke By: Gayatri Srinivasan

“What worries you masters you”

When was John LoCke born?

John Locke was born August 29, 1632 in Wrington United Kingdom
“No man’s knowledge here can go beyond his experience

What were John LockeK’s Key beliefs?

John Locke believed in religious tolerance. He thought you couldn’t compare religions, and even if you could there would be no way to enforce one ‘true’ religion, and by doing that it would cause social disruption. He also believed that we should have silver and gold as our currency instead of paper money for international transactions, because they have an equal value to humanity.
“All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.”

What were John Locke’s Major accomplishmentS?

John Locke was one of the greatest English philosophers and a leading figure in the fields of epistemology, metaphysics, and political philosophy. He also made crucial contributions to, education, theology, medicine, physics, economics, and politics. Last of all he wrote many important books one of which being “Two Treasties of Government” which influenced the Declaration of Independence.
“Every man has a property in his own person. This nobody has a right to, but himself.”

When did John Locke die?

John Locke died on October 28, 1704 in Essex, United Kingdom
“We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.”

What Famous people lived during John Locke’s time?

Famous people that lived during John Locke’s time were, Thomas Hobbes (English Philosopher), Baruch Spinoza (Dutch Philosopher), Galileo (Astronomer), Shakespeare (Poet/Playright), and Lady Anne Conway (English Philosopher)
“I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.”

What books would John Locke read?

John Locke would read Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter because they are very deep and detailed. He would also read the US constitution because he wrote many different books that inspired the constitution.
“Reading furnishes the mind only with materials of knowledge; it is thinking that makes what we read ours.”

What would John Locke say about the state of education?

  • John Locke would say that people should have access to education all over the world, and that education needs to be accessible to all. It should not only be available to the rich, but for the poor, and to people of different gender, religion, or race.

How would John Locke FeEl about the problem of an educatioN?

  • John Locke would feel, people should get an education, because he understood that in order to succeed in life you need to first have an education. John Locke also felt there should be no difference between girls and boys education. "I think I may say that of all the men we meet with, nine parts of ten are what they are, good or evil, useful or not, by their education."-John Locke

What wisdom would John Locke share when interviewed about the problem of EDUCATION?

  • An education is the base of whatever career path you are going to take. If we provided a way for all people to be able to go to school our world would be a much better-and educated place.
“New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.”


  • https://www.biography.com/people/john-locke-9384544
  • https://www.famousscientists.org/john-locke/
  • https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Locke#Theories_of_religious_tolerance

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