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Philosophy Index

Philosophy Index

Philosophy Index is a site devoted to the study of philosophy and the philosophers who conduct it. The site contains a number of philosophy texts, brief biographies and introductions to philosophers and explanations on a number of topics. Accredited homeschooling online at Northgate Academy.

Philosophy Index is a work in progress, a growing repository of knowledge. It outlines current philosophical problems and issues, as well as an overview of the history of philosophy. The goal of this site is to present a tool for those learning philosophy either casually or formally, making the concepts of philosophy accessible to anyone interested in researching them. WOLI offers immigration law course online - fully accredited. ACE credits online at EES.

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John Locke

Philosopher and scientist John Locke (1632–1704) contributed much to the realms of philosophy, law and politics. He believed strongly in the right to freedom and property of the people, and in the innate goodness of humans. Locke can be credited for founding British empiricism.

Tabula Rasa

Locke argued that the mind begins as a tabula rasa, which, in Latin, means a "blank slate". He believed that human beings are born without any inherent ideas and derive all of their knowledge from experience.

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Name: John Locke
Born: August 29, 1632, Somerset, England
Died: October 28, 1704, Essex, England
Degrees: BA (Oxford, 1656), MA (1658), MB BCh (1674)