John Locke, born August 29, 1632, England. He studied medicine, and became a highly influential philosopher, writing about such topics as political philosophy, epistemology, and education. Locke’s writings helped found modern Western philosophy. John Locke Biography and Profile.
Aldous Huxley, author and screenwriter, was born on 26 July 1894, Godalming, Surrey, England. He began writing poetry and short stories in his early 20s, but it was his first novel, Crome Yellow (1921), which established his literary reputation. Aldous Huxley Biography and Profile.