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15 John Locke Quotes to Help you Think Without Prejudice

John Locke was an English philosopher and physician, widely known as the founder of empiricism and the “Father of Liberalism.” Locke’s philosophy inspired both the European Enlightenment and the Constitution of the United States. His political philosophy was grounded in the importance of toleration between individuals and in the notion of the social contract, concerning the legitimacy of the authority of the state over the individual. Locke’s theories inspired later philosophers such as Voltaire, Jean Jacques Rousseau, David Hume and Immanuel Kant. By defining the self through a continuity of consciousness, Locke suggested that all of our ideas and knowledge are determined only by experience (empiricism) and that individuals are born without built-in mental content. As a physician, Locke had become a fellow of the Royal Society and along with Thomas Sydenham, conducted important research based on careful observation and firm evidence. Here are 15 John Locke quotes to help you think without prejudice and become a more tolerant person. I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts. We are like chameleons. We take our hue and the color of our moral character, from those who are around us. New opinions are always suspected, […]

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