John Locke John Locke was born on August 29, 1632, in Wrington, England. Locke was an english physician and philosopher. He went to University of Oxford. He had this mentor called Robert Boyle who was a relevant scientist. He took the decision to study medicine in England.
Hobbes was hired by the Cavendish family to tutor the Earls of Devonshire. While working for the Cavendish family, Hobbes wrote his famous book Leviathan. In this book he discussed the idea of ‘state of nature’ which is the concept that man without rule is chaos. His idea that monarchy is the only logical form of rule was influenced by his surroundings. Locke, Hobbes’s opposing philosopher, was born years later on August 29, 1632, in Wrington, Somerset, England.
John Locke was born on the 29th of August in 1632, Somerset, England and lived a full life working as a physician whilst also practicing philosophy until his death on the 28th of October in 1704. He carries the title of “Father of Liberalism”, and is one of the most influential of the Enlightenment thinkers. During his life, England was going through a period of heavy turmoil and Locke was able to see many shifts in power finally resulting in the 1688 “Glorious Revolution” which he personally helped to start through use of his published works. He was a stout believer in the ideals of individual liberties and individual properties, every man is born with equal rights and the government should be formed for the people by the people. The establishment
Education taught him the importance of listening and watching, analyzing reactions to a subject. Thomas Jefferson In 1760 a seventeen year old Thomas moved to Williamsburg, Virginia and enrolled in the College of William and Mary. The road to Thomas Jefferson’s success can be attributed to key figures involved in his life and education. Thomas’s father, Professor William Small, George Wythe, attorney and Frances Fauquier, would help shape the man who would eventually become a founding father and third president of our nation. These men instilled in Thomas the importance of self discipline, acquiring
Winston Churchill was born into an aristocratic family, on November 30, 1874 in Woodstock, United Kingdom. He was a British politician, military officer and writer who served as the prime minister of Great Britain from 1940 to 1945 and from 1951 to 1955. Churchill served in the British Army and worked as a writer before earning his election to Parliament in 1900. After becoming prime minister in 1940, Churchill helped lead a successful Allied strategy with the U.S. and Soviet Union during World War II to defeat the Axis powers and craft post-war peace. Elected as prime minister again in 1951, he introduced key domestic reforms.
Thomas Hobbes and John locke were both famous philosophers during the enlightenment period. They were social contract theorists and natural law theorists, they both impacted the modern government, modern science, and the world in general tremendously. However that is where the resemblance ends. If one looks more deeply, they will see that these two philosophers actually had very contrasting opinions. Hobbes was more pessimistic about the world whereas Locke had a more optimistic outlook on his surrounding environment.
He left home at age sixteen, as stated by Silva-Grondin (2010), to pursue a medical career. Marat found success in his work. By the 1770s he was a well-established doctor in London (Vidalenc, 2012). His growing prominence lead to involvement with other activities. As stated by Llewellyn and Thomson (2018), “By the 1770s Marat had also taken an interest in the Enlightenment philosophes, so he began writing works of political theory” and “...he studied the British political system and wrote prolifically on both politics and medicine” (p. 1).
Martin Luther was a theologian, he was born in November 10, 1483, and he died on February 18, 1546. His birth and death both took place in Eisleben, Germany. Martin Luther became one of the most influential figures in Christian history when he began the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century. Hans and Margarette Luther, were of peasant linage, but Hans had some success as a miner and ore smelter. His parents intended him for a law career, but he became a monk and a theology professor instead.
Introduction E.R Braithwaite is a Guyanese autobiographical, writer, diplomat and teacher. He was born in Georgetown British Guiana. He completed his graduation from a city college and also studied at some of the best universities of Cambridge and London. He also served with the RAF (Royal Air Force) during the Second World War Later in his career he was also chosen as a permanent representative of Guyana at the United Nations. As a writer he contributed significantly.
His grandfather. Prince Dwarkanath Tagore, was a friend of the great Indian religious reformer. Raja Rammohan Roy, and was among the first Indians to travel to Europe. His father, Maharsi (great saint) Devendranath, was a deep student of Indian and Islamic mysticism. From his earliest days, Rabindranath grew up in a house where all the surging tides of the Indian Renaissance were flowing around his daily life.