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The only draft A mention of innate knowledge is in a passage that has already
been partly discussed - the one where Locke mentioned against himself an
apparent example of knowledge which could not have been derived from
Much of what we know presupposes something else we know from which it is
derived. Knowledge advances by our deriving new propositions from and in
accordance with certain 'axioms' or 'principles' which lie at the basis of our
derived or ...
These examples show that it is simply false that everything we know is either a
Scholastic maxim or is derived from such maxims. They show also that there is no
reason to focus on rather general propositions of this sort and to suppose they ...
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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