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reaction was that of writers such as Francis Bacon and Lord Herbert of Cherbury
who, in their different ways, suggested that with proper care and caution
knowledge of the natural world is attainable.6 Another was that of Pierre
Gassendi and ...
Pierre Gassendi ( 1 592- 1 655) was responsible for the revival of ancient
atomism (see section 12 below). He too was influential in his time and would be
more discussed now were his works available in English. Van Leeuwen, passim.
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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