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Locke(lŏk), Alain LeRoy 1886-1954.
American educator and writer who championed the Harlem Renaissance. His works include Four Negro Poets (1927) and Negro Art: Past and Present (1936).
Locke, John 1632-1704.
English philosopher. In An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690) he set out the principles of empiricism, and his Two Treatises of Government (1690) influenced the Declaration of Independence.
1. (Biography) John. 1632–1704, English philosopher, who discussed the concept of empiricism in his Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690). He influenced political thought, esp in France and America, with his Two Treatises on Government (1690), in which he sanctioned the right to revolt
2. (Biography) Matthew. ?1630–77, English composer, esp of works for the stage
John, 1632–1704, English philosopher.