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10] may not appear to be to anyone in particular. However in an early version of
this passage we find an explicit reference to 'the Cartesians' [(2) 132], followers of
the French philosopher Descartes.7 Similarly the insignificant and passing ...
... Principles ingrafted in the Minde by Nature' made by another seventeenth-
century writer. Richard Burt- hogge says of 'Propositions which we cannot but
assent to as soon as we hear them or minde them' that 'It will appear, if we reflect
Given care we might 'from very plain and easy beginnings, by gentle degrees,
and a continued Chain of Reasonings, proceed to the discovery and
demonstration of Truths, that appear at first sight beyond humane Capacity' [IV.xii.
7]. But are ...
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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