John Locke was a key philosophical thinker during the European Enlightenment period. His work, especially the Second Treatise of Government, is rooted in theories of social contract liberalism. His writings have historically been featured in important documents like the United States’ Declaration of Independence.
Among his most famous quotes, as seen in historical American literature – “Life, Liberty, and Property” – featured in the Declaration of Independence, signed in 1776.
This resource will help guide you through the more complex aspects of Locke’s writing. This is a 21st Century take on the original 17th Century work. Locke’s thoughts and ideas are brought to life in a mediated design.