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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
The fact that there is no necessary connexion visible need not mean that there is
not one there. So while for the Scholastic tradition 'opinion' concerns
contingencies, for Locke it concerns what to us seem like contingencies, but what
in reality ...
But he makes plain also that these mistaken ideas, or at any rate some formal or
technical expression of them, form a part of Scholastic theory. It is, he says, 'the
schools [who ] have of late much amused the world with [their talk of] . . . real ...
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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