John Locke

LockeAugust 29, 1632, Wrington
October 28th, 1704
  • Economist
  • Political Theorist
  • Social Scientist
  • Medical Researcher


Locke is considered the protagonist of empiricism, commonly called the "blank state" or "Tabula rasa" theory. This theory states that all people start out knowing absolutely nothing and that they learn from experiences and trial and error. This is considered the foundation for behaviorism.