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... from the idea that some propositions are immediately accepted as soon as they
are proposed , i . e . are self - evident . ... was the case with the argument from
immediate acceptance by all people who can reason , this argument 24 Locke.
acceptance by all people who can reason , this argument has unfortunate
consequences . If one postulates innateness to explain the obviousness or self -
evidence of or immediate assent to some propositions then , in consistency , one
has to ...
Sometimes indeed some syllogistic reasoning will be accepted only after the
acceptance of some related non - syllogistic reasoning . Similarly , putting an
argument into this form may make it more difficult to follow . These points , made
in rapid ...
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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
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