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Locke

1. John. 1632--1704, English philosopher, who discussed the concept of empiricism in his Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690). He influenced political thought, esp in France and America, with his Two Treatises on Government (1690), in which he sanctioned the right to revolt
2. Matthew. ?1630--77, English composer, esp of works for the stage
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Many supporters of experimental natural philosophy, including Locke, were either skeptical or extremely cautious of broad generalizations, perhaps as an overreaction to the "unintelligibility" of those posited by speculative philosophers.
Nuovo traces the impetus for Locke's magnum opus, the Essay concerning Human Understanding, to a meeting of virtuosi on a winter night in 1671.
Locke's appointment is effective April 8, the Morristown-based company said.
The couple's engagement was announced in The Times newspaper's forthcoming marriages section, in a message that read: "Mr OJM Locke and Mr GP Locke.
Their engagement in The Times read: "Mr O.J.M Locke and Mr G.P Locke - The engagement is announced between Oliver, son of Sarah and John Locke of Southampton, and Gareth, son of Margaret and David from Suffolk."
Locke, 19, is a product of the foundation run by 1999 Open champion Lawrie.
What I wish to do is to approach what Locke himself could have meant by the proviso--that is, to try to understand Locke on his own terms.
McHattie made his first-team debut five years ago at Hearts when Locke was a coach and then manager in 2013.
However, the new Raith Rovers boss is adamant the pair remain pals despite Locke replacing Johnston at the helm at Rugby Park.
In this essay, I argue that John Locke's belief that Christianity is epistemologically vital to the spread and maintenance of right morals in society is demonstrated by the mutual reinforcement between Locke's argument against innate ideas that is most prominent in An Essay Concerning Human Understanding and his conclusion in The Reasonableness of Christianity that a great shift in moral thinking started with Christ's advent.
At Swansea Crown Court Stephen Locke, 26, of The Travellers' Site, Briton Ferry, Neath, and George Aaron Locke, 23, of Marsh Street, Aberavon, Port Talbot, admitted 23 offences mainly of theft and attempted theft.