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Certain of his opinions and beliefs are instilled in him from an early age and are
continually confirmed by those around him. Because he has no memory of how
these beliefs originated it is easy for him to take them to be innate. But once he ...
But there is no particular connexion between a belief in the compilation of natural
histories of the properties of things and a belief that these are to be explained in
corpuscular or mechanical terms. Perhaps Locke got his ideas on this from his ...
It goes back, in fact, to the fourth century B.C. Archytas of Tarentum used it in
support of the Pythagorean belief in infinite empty space beyond the world and
against the Cartesian-like belief of the Eliatic school that body and space
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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