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Locke ' s final concern with knowledge in general and his possible initial concern
with religious and moral knowledge in particular , help us to place the Essay in a
wider historical context . In order to do this we need to begin by noting a certain ...
But their real and underlying concern is with innate knowledge . For instance ,
innate ideas figure in the lines immediately following those quoted above from I .
ii . 1 . Yet when the passage is taken as a whole it is plain that they figure merely
Though the early writings of the Essays on the Law of Nature and draft B of the
Essay do refer to speculative principles they are concerned mainly with practical
ones . This concern was apparently shared with the adversaries Locke had in ...
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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
Origins and Aims of the Essay
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