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At each step of this chain there is an intuitive perception of immediate agreement.
One cannot 'by an immediate view and comparing them' know that the three
angles of a triangle are equal to two right angles. In this case the mind needs to ...
Similarly a figure of three lines including a space will, as a consequence of being
constructed in this way, have internal angles equal to two right angles and
external angles larger than internal opposites [IV.vi. 10, viii.8]. The parallel is
ties such as having angles equal to two right angles. Since we know the real
essence of a triangle our idea is of it. It is not merely of the various properties
which flow from that real essence. This means that the ideas of these properties
are not ...
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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