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Source text (please read only from this text!): https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.179456John Locke (1632-1704) was an English philosopher and physician who, after Sir Francis Bacon, was one of the first of the British empiricists and an important contributor to Social Contract Theory. In this fine biography, Thomas Fowler writes of Locke's influence on the history of progress and of civilization. "In an age of excitement and prejudice, he set men the example of thinking calmly and clearly...At a time when the chains of dogma were far tighter, and the penalties of attempting to loosen them far more stringent, than it is now easy to conceive, he raised questions which stirred the very depths of human thought. And all this in a spirit so candid, so tolerant, so liberal, and so unselfish, that he seemed to be writing not for his own party or his own times, but for the future of knowledge and of mankind." (Summary by Pamela Nagami, M.D.)
Target completion date: 2021-09-01
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[*]Project Code: vdo2Y0hX
[*]Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Fowler_(academic) (Thomas Fowler)
[*]Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
[*]Number of sections (files) this project will have: 23
[*]Does the project have an introduction or preface: No
[*]Original publication date (if known): 1880
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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/Biography & Autobiography; *Non-fiction/History/Early Modern; *Non-fiction/Political Science; *Non-fiction/Philosophy/Early Modern
Keywords that describe the book: political philosophy, Charles II, Whigs, empiricism, consciousness, John Locke, James II, social contract, epistemology, Rye House Plot, natural rights, Glorious Revolution, William and Mary
LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs
Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.
For the first section, say:
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:"Section (or Chapter) # of Locke. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Locke, by Thomas Fowler. Section Title."
End of recording:"Section (or Chapter) # of Locke, by Thomas Fowler. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end."End of Locke, by Thomas Fowler."
Filename: locke_##_fowler_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. locke_01_fowler_128kb.mp3)
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MC to select: icequeen
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