John Locke

Standard Name: Locke, John


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Cultural formation Elizabeth Burnet
EB was born into an English gentry family. John Fell , Bishop of Oxford (remembered as a scholar and an energetic reformer and upholder of standards at Oxford University and the University Press ), was...
Dedications Catharine Trotter
CT finished her treatise by the beginning of this year.
Backscheider, Paula R. “Stretching the Form: Catharine Trotter Cockburn and Other Failures”. Theatre Journal, Vol.
, pp. 443-58.
It appeared under two very slightly different titles bearing the same date, both printed for William Turner and John Nutt .
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As her full...
Education Emily Shirreff
William Grey , the girls' cousin and Maria's future husband, encouraged them to study philosophy, particularly the writings of Francis Bacon and John Locke . A cousin of their father, Sir William Hall Gage ...
Education Harriet Martineau
Apparently, HM 's family sent her to Bristol without informing her that she would be gone for such a long period. In Mrs Rankin, whom she refers to in her Autobiography as her Aunt Kentish
Family and Intimate relationships Rose Hickman
The philosopher John Locke was descended from RH 's father.
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Friends, Associates Elizabeth Burnet
In ordinary company EB made no display of her knowledge, but she could talk to eminent churchmen as if she had equally studied the same Subject with them.
O’Brien, Karen. Women and Enlightenment in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Cambridge University Press.
This seemed to arouse interest and...
Friends, Associates Catharine Trotter
During her London years she was an ally of Damaris Masham , but quarrelled with Delarivier Manley . She found both a patron and a friend in Sarah, Lady Piers (who wrote poetry herself). She...
Friends, Associates Damaris Masham
Damaris Cudworth (later DM ) probably met John Locke about 1681. They began a correspondence the following year, and their friendship lasted until Locke's death. He soon began calling her his Governess—perhaps jokingly, since...
Instructor Damaris Masham
DM was taught by men of great ability: first by her father, Ralph Cudworth , and then from her early twenties by John Locke . She mentions that she had spent most of my Life...
Intertextuality and Influence Damaris Masham
It is therefore in defiance of reason, in a world in which the Gross of Mankind do not live in accordance with the Rule of Nature,
Masham, Damaris. Occasional Thoughts in Reference to a Vertuous or Christian Life. A. and J. Churchill.
educated women pay for their knowledge with...
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Masters
A few of the letters discuss female friendship and feminist opinion, as if seeking to raise the consciousness of the recipient. Some in this category occur at random among other letters. Most treat topics of...
Intertextuality and Influence Sarah, Lady Pennington
The letter after the first of Alphonso's, addressed by Mrs P— to a male correspondent, is a kind of philosophical essay, which takes issue with Locke over the belief that intellectual ideas are derived from...
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Astell
Astell expanded her Advertisement to mention with appreciation the reign of a female monarch, Anne . Her preface challenges the opinions of John Locke . It contains her famous question as to how women can...
Intertextuality and Influence Alethea Lewis
Here the gothic element is much strengthened. The story takes place before the time of Martin Luther . Young girls are immured in a convent because of an older woman's envy of their beauty, and...
Intertextuality and Influence Catherine Phillips
In this poem she calls on the monarch to make himself truly happy by opposing war and slavery, and by supporting missions. She opens vividly with a fantasy of how she herself would behave if...


7 February 1683: John Locke wrote to Mary Clarke about the...

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7 February 1683

John Locke wrote to Mary Clarke about the education of her daughter, saying that since I acknowledge no difference of sex in your mind relating . . . to truth, virtue and obedience,
Locke, John. The Correspondence of John Locke. Editor De Beer, Esmond Samuel, Clarendon.
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Late 1689: John Locke published three important works:...

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Late 1689

John Locke published three important works: An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, his anonymous Letter concerning Toleration (in English form), and Two Treatises of Government.

1693: John Locke's Some Thoughts Concerning Education...

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John Locke 's Some Thoughts Concerning Education was anonymously published.

1695: John Locke published The Reasonableness of...

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John Locke published The Reasonableness of Christianity.

1701-4: John Norris published the two volumes of...

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John Norris published the two volumes of his Essay towards the Theory of the Ideal or Intelligible World.

1749: David Hartley published Observations on Man,...

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David Hartley published Observations on Man, his Frame, his Duties, and his Expectations, which established a materialist theory of the human mind.


Woozley, Anthony Douglas, and John Locke. “Introduction”. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Fontana/Collins, 1975, pp. 9-51.
Locke, John. Some Thoughts Concerning Education. A. and J. Churchill, 1693.
Locke, John. The Correspondence of John Locke. Editor De Beer, Esmond Samuel, Clarendon, 1989.