Notes and Reflections on Books and Media
by Hannah Leitheiser
#netwon #locke #bacon
Two Treatises of Government
"I will put off till my return from America all of them except Bacon, Locke, and Newton, whose pictures I will trouble you to have copied for me: and as I consider them as the three greatest men that have ever lived, without any exception, and as having laid the foundation of those superstructures which have been raised in the Physical and Moral sciences" - Thomas Jefferson
But exactly how much Locke informed the American Republic is debated.