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In principle there is the possibility that reason and what seems to be revelation
might speak with conflicting voices . It is already clear from what has been said
about morality that ' the same Truths may be discovered , and conveyed down
not an exception to Locke ' s general point that reason is superior to revelation .
His precise words are that reason has ' directly , nothing to do with such things .
This leaves room for it to have something indirectly to do with them . Reason can
Teaching v . discovery 77f . Texture 153 Relations , unreality of 94 Resemblance
of ideas and qualities Thinking 175f . , 179 , 180f . 154ff . Trifling / instructive
distinction 133f . Revelation 48 , 140f . , 184 Truth , criterion of 12f . , 14 Reynolds
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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
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