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To understand the significance of this we must realise that what faces us here is
just one aspect of an extremely important element in Locke's thought. This is his
anti-Scholasticism, which recurs throughout the Essay. Before going further we ...
One objection in particular was frequently made to Scholasticism. It had failed to
produce much in the way of a body of knowledge about nature and its
phenomena. 'The Aristotelian Philosophy', says Glanvill, 'is inept for New
discoveries' [( 1 ) ...
... and their Successors have done ever since'.4 In view of these
recommendations of the anti-Scholastics for things as ... of anti-Scholasticism.5
Not long after 1662 Thomas Sprat was commissioned to write The History of the
Royal Society, ...
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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