Thursday, October 28, 2004

John Locke

John Locke, one of the most important philosophers of liberty, died 300 years ago today.

Articles in the Times, Guardian!, David Conway and the best one, by William Rees-Mogg who says: Indeed, almost all subsequent revolutions [after the French/American] have started as Lockeian revolutions, however they have ended. People want to be free, but not all revolutions lead to freedom.

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