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John Locke was one of the most famous political philosopher in western culture. He was born on the most extraordinary centuries of political history wherein it was during the Anglicans, Catholics and Protestants caused into civil war in year 1940s. In the early 17th century, John Locke was influenced by John Smyth and Thomas Helwys who published freedom of consience. He was trained in medicine with other leading scientists in Oxford. John Locke had been writing his different essays during his service in Shaftesbury and published most of it after he came back to England.
John Locke's concept of philosophy focused more on his theory of laws and natural rights. Though this concept already existed before him expressing his ideas. He also outlined his essays with his theory of knowledge and self where he believes that knowledge is all about experiences. His works was based at the modern philosophical empricism and political liberalism.
In 1689, he made and published a book entitled the Two Treatises of Government which purpose is to protect the natural individual rights - life, liberty and property. This book claims God had made all people and they have own rights in society. However some people transfer their rights to the government where they believe that government only exist to protect their rights.

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