The life of John Locke was one of the most interesting lives of the philosophers of the enlightenment. His education, political career, social entourage, and public controversies were reflected in his many writings, giving the world a better understanding of how things should be studied and why politics should not favor faith over reason. This short essay aims to show how Locke developed his ideas for writing his most famous works, and the social and political contexts in which those texts came into being.
The Works of John Locke
John Locke had to endure the English civil war of 1642 when he was still a child, ...