Definition of Locke, John in English:

Locke, John

proper noun

  • (1632–1704), English philosopher, a founder of empiricism and political liberalism. His "Two Treatises of Government" (1690) argues that the authority of rulers has a human origin and is limited. In "An Essay concerning Human Understanding" (1690) he argued that all knowledge is based on experience derived from the senses.

Pronunciation

Locke, John

/lɒk/