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First, it may reasonably be supposed that the aim originated in specific questions
about how the principles of morality are discovered and known to be true, and
about what role relevation has as a source and foundation of morality and
[IV.iii.18] The idea of God lies at the foundation of this possible science of morality
because morality is, Locke holds, a matter of God's will. Moral law is divine law. '
God has given a Rule whereby Men should govern themselves .... This is the ...
More than once Molyneux pressed Locke actually to produce it and to oblige 'the
World, with a Treatise of Morals, drawn up ... He never did produce his
demonstrative ethics but the failure to become the Newton of a science of
morality and to ...
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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