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effect begins with a fact or supposed fact about certain propositions , and then
proceeds , in the manner we have just been ... Locke objects to these arguments
that the supposed initial facts to be explained are not really so ; that innateness ...
If they are , then to say that the various properties of gold ' co - exist would be to
say not merely that they are all in fact found together , but that they necessarily
are . It would be to say , for example , that gold has to be malleable . But at other ...
On the other hand , however , the fact that for us there is no ' universal certainty
about this property of gold need not mean that there is no such certainty in fact . If
we have no knowledge here it need not be because there are no necessary ...
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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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