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The only way is , by applying to his Senses the proper Object ; and so producing
that Idea in him , for which he has learn ' d the name already . ( III . iv . 11 ) An
upshot of the distinction between simple and complex ideas is that we might have
CHAPTER III 10 Complex Ideas : Relations We noted in section 6 that much of
Book II , ' Of Ideas ' , discusses various sorts of complex idea . II . xii . 3
distinguishes three sorts : modes , substances , and relations . Modes , such as '
triangle ' ...
The first of these , ' combining , is that by which ' all Complex Ideas are made ' .
This might give the impression that the results of the other two , ' Ideas of
Relations ' ( got by ' setting . . . [ two ideas ) by one another , so as to take a view
of them ...
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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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