John Locke on Power and Free Will

All quotes from Essay Concerning Human Understanding, B.II Ch.XXI

The notion of personal will — and its freedom — is one that has caused endless discussion throughout the annals of Western philosophy. However, for John Locke, this question is absurd. In Book II, Chapter XXI of An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Locke presents a theory of freedom. The text itself went through five revisions, with…