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Two manuscripts survive from this beginning, both dated 167 1.3 At any rate the
first two of the four books into which the Essay is divided had reached something
very like their final shape in 1685, in a manuscript which was begun a couple of ...
18]. It is clear also from Locke's promise (at the end of II.xxv) to give illustrations of
the 'termination' of relations in simple ideas. For when he comes to give them (at
the beginning of I l. xxviii) they are described as 'occasions . . . of comparing, ...
In section 9 we found the beginning of Locke's answer to his question about the
limits and extent of knowledge. One important limit was that it did not extend into '
natural philosophy'. We cannot have knowledge of the properties and powers of ...
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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