John Locke: Life, Liberty, & Property
An Examination of Locke’s Key Argument
Locke was an important British philosopher of the 17th century. He contributed to
- our understanding of human nature (tabula rasa or “blank slate”),
- the study of knowledge (empirical method), and
- politics (large influence on the American Declaration of independence, its French counterpart Declaration of Rights of Man, and classical liberalism).