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Does it also look back to Aristotle's distinction between 'scientific knowledge' and
'opinion'^ It certainly alludes to ArisfotIe's~and takes over its terminology.
Aristotle's distinction was a commonplace in the seventeenth century. It was
Mere opinion is not worth serious and systematic attention. Indeed, the very use
of the word 'system' is out of place in connexion with 'opinion'. It is clear, however,
that Locke thinks that 'opinion' is well worth having and searching after.
Knowledge and opinion 60, 63, 76, 82, 84, 87f., 133, 144 Knowledge and real
essences 89f. Knowledge of God 145 Knowledge of necessary truth 20f, 45f.
Knowledge of real essence 132ff. Kripke, S. 1 14 Latitudinarianism 144 Lee, H.
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