Enlightenment Political Philosophy
 
 
 

Biography of Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)

Early years


Philosophical works


Return to England


Biography of John Locke (1632-1704)

Early years (after birth in 1632) at Wrington, near Bristol

Public affairs


Philosophical Writings of John Locke


Two Treatises of Civil Government  (1690) at 58


Other philosophical writings

Biography of Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778)

Early years

Relation with Baronne de Warrens, his benefactress Tutor and travel


Toward Acclaim

Departure from Paris

Mary Wollstonecraft

Life (1759-1797)

Philosophy in Prolific Decade of Twelve Books and Numerous Articles
 

John Stuart Mill (1806-1873)


Early Years of Education thru Age 16  (1806-1822; born May 20, 1806)


Middle Years with East India Co. from Age 17 to 52 (1823-1858)

Later Years of Publishing and Service (1859-1873; died May 8, 1873)
 

Karl Marx (1818-1883)

Early Years, Education, and Initial Liberalism

Radicalization and Later Years

Marx and the Internationals

First International


Second International (founding Congress on July 14, 1889--the centennial of 1789 and Franco-German)


Third International (First Congress, March 2-6, 1919)


Orthodox vs Western Marxism