John Locke During The Age Of Enlightenment

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John Locke was one of the most influential philosophers during the age of the Enlightenment. The era of the French enlightment had inspired him greatly on his ideas, as did the Founding Fathers of the American Revolution. Locke was born in the year of 1632 in Wrington, United Kingdom into a well-to-do Somerset family. He was educated at the prestigious Westminster School, London, and in 1652 went on to university at Christ Church, Oxford. He is known for his works, which lie's at the foundation of modern philosophical empiricism and the political liberalism. Empiricists are philosophers who believes that all knowledge derives from experience. These philosophers were strongly opposed to the rationalist metaphysics- those who claims that knowledge
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