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First there is the rest of Book I, 'Of Innate Notions', which is devoted to the criticism
and rejection of certain views about 'the Original, Certainty, and Extent of humane
Knowledge' which Locke found held at the time. Then there are Books II, III, ...
Now Book I consists of an attack on a doctrine of innateness. Does it attack one
which holds that knowledge does not come from experience but is innate; or
does it attack one which holds that the materials of knowledge, ideas, are innate?
There are passages in the Book I discussions of innateness which make clear
reference to the Scholastic theory of demonstrative knowledge or which refer us
forwards to the later chapter [IV.vii] where that theory is explicitly attacked [I.ii.9,
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Book Review Locke: A Biography by Roger Woolhouse The English philosopher John Locke (1632-1704) left behind not only "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding" (1690) but also his laundry lists and ... Read full review
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English philosopher John Locke's theories of human nature and knowledge have deeply influenced political theory, as well as our notions about education and civil liberties, most crucially providing ... Read full review