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What experience directly provides is not knowledge itself, but rather its 'materials'
[II.i.25]. This distinction between knowledge and the materials of knowledge is
Locke's own. It is embodied in the answer to an objection which he reports was ...
that all knowledge, 'was to be made out to us by our senses for this was to leave
noe room for reason at all, which I thinke ... does not come from experience but is
innate; or does it attack one which holds that the materials of knowledge, ideas, ...
Materials. of. Knowledge. We have seen how in Book I Locke criticises and
rejects one view about the origin of knowledge. According to it at least some of
our knowledge is innate. In Book II he develops his own alternative. The essence
of this ...
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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