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John Locke is a 17th century English philosopher. Locke had a profound influence in the realm of political philosophies.

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Innateness - Locke's Criticism - Comprehending a philosophical text

During the discussion of "Innate Knowledge Thesis", there comes a point when some rationalists defend their standing in such a way which shows it as the capacity of mind to knowing several truhts. And,...
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Locke - A return to nature

In Locke's treatises, does he discuss/explore leaving a government as an individual as opposed to a revolution of the people and returning to a state of nature if one does not agree to abide by the ...
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In which of Locke's works lay the bulk of his Social Contract?

I'm looking to pickup some of his works, and I am interested in his social contract.