John Locke - John Locke By Rhett Proctor Biography Born August 29th 1632 in Wrington Somerset In 1647 Locke was sent to the prestigious Westminster

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John LockeBy Rhett Proctor
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BiographyBorn August 29th, 1632 in Wrington, SomersetIn 1647, Locke was sent to the prestigious Westminster School in LondonAfter completing his studies there, he was admitted to Christ Church, Oxford.oHe found the works of modern philosophers, such as René Descartes, more interesting than the classical material taught at the university.Locke was awarded a bachelor's degree in 1656 and a master's degree in 1658. He obtained a bachelor of medicine in 1674, having studied medicine extensively during his time at Oxford and worked with such noted scientists and thinkers as Robert Boyle, Thomas Willis, Robert Hooke and Richard Lower.
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Biography (Cont.)In London, Locke resumed his medical studies under the tutelage of Thomas Sydenham. Sydenham had a major effect on Locke's natural philosophical thinking – an effect that would become evident in the An Essay Concerning Human Understanding.
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