Definition of John Locke

1. Noun. English empiricist philosopher who believed that all knowledge is derived from sensory experience (1632-1704).

Exact synonyms: Locke
Generic synonyms: Philosopher



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Literary usage of John Locke

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1. History of Philosophy by Alfred Weber (1904)
"John Locke THE author of the work criticised by Leibniz, JOHN LocKE,1 was.born at Wrington in Somersetshire. A fellow-countryman of Occam and the two Bacons ..."

2. History of Philosophy by Alfred Weber (1896)
"[Lord King, Life of Locke, London, 1829 ; HR Fox Bourne, The Life of John Locke, •_> vols., London, 1876]; V. Cousin, La philosophic <le Locke, (5th e<l., ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1889)
"By John Locke, Gent. 2. The Life of John Locke, with Extracts from his ... London, 1883. ri^HE position of John Locke, in the annals of English _l_ ..."

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