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Very brief biographical information is provided about each author, editor, and other contributor in The Library. A brief bio is provided on each author's bio page and any links to an author also supplies this information via a "pop-up" window when your cursor moves over the link. Fort example, the brief bio for John Locke is:
John Locke was an English philosopher who is considered to be one of
the first philosophers of the Enlightenment and the father of classical
liberalism. In his major work Two Treatises of Government Locke
rejects the idea of the divine right of kings, supports the idea of
natural rights (especially of property), and argues for a limited
constitutional government which would protect individual rights.
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