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'The Aristotelian Philosophy', says Glanvill, 'is inept for New discoveries' [(1) 178].
It does not, says Webster, have 'sufficient keyes to open the Cabinet of Natures
rich treasurie' . So what Bacon and his intellectual heirs had in mind when ...
We learnt a little about the Aristotelian or Scholastic theory of scientia or scientific
knowledge in section 5. We shall look at it here in more detail. Locke's own
account of the theory is rather brief. After all, he says, it was 'the common
It is plain from the later and far more important discussions of substances and
modes that substance-ideas are, in the end, not to be understood as ideas of
Aristotelian first substances. They are, in the end, more like ideas of Aristotelian
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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