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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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Commerce Secretary Gary Locke hit out at China's policies to protect local innovation Monday, warning the measure will harm foreign investments and China itself.
Very few studies of Locke have given such indepth history and insight as does this book.
Woolhouse, admirably, chose to write a biography which incorporates Locke into the history of his age.
Locke survived the attack and sued the bank for negligence.
In 1996, Locke was elected as Washington's 21st governor, making him the first Asian American governor in the history of the mainland United States.
Locke was born March 3, 1851, in Ireland to Susan Carson and John M.
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The jury was told Locke, of St John's Park East in Clondalkin, had threatened suicide when their relationship broke down the month before and they exchanged many texts about his health.
The significant group of scholars that reads Locke as religiously surreptitious see this inconsistency as evidence that Locke appeals to the Bible (exoterically) while simultaneously trying to undercut its authority (esoterically).
Before working with Positive Connections, Locke was struggling with what he wanted to do for a living.
A Record Sport revealed a fortnight ago that Locke had held talks with Killie chief Michael Johnston and was in pole position to replace Sandy Clark, who left the club at the end of the season.