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And in these only , we are capable of certain and universal Knowledge ' ( IV . ïï .
... It seems plausible to think that knowledge of the equality of the external angles
of a triangle to its two internal opposite angles is ... The first of these is intuitive .
It is generally agreed that what Locke says about intuition and demonstration has
obvious and close affinities with Descartes ' doctrine about the way in which
knowledge is to be acquired . ' Descartes was much impressed by the fact that of
Locke suggests that because we know the real essences of moral ideas a
demonstrative science of ethical knowledge is ... it extends as far as to
encompass intuitive knowledge of our own existence and demonstrative
knowledge of God ' s .
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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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