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And therefore such general Propositions are call'd innate; because . . . certainly
and self-evidently true.  This last passage supports our answer to the
question, 'Why should anyone think that some knowledge is innate?'. But it shows
We may suppose that it is universally and certainly true that gold dissolves in
sulphuric acid. But relying as we have to on observation we cannot know that it is.
Locke's suggestions about the relevance of experiment and observation for
But even if they were innocent of these divergences from the original Aristotelian
doctrine their corpuscularian opponents certainly attributed to them corrupt views
of this sort. Boyle, it is said, had 'no true appreciation' of the traditional doctrine ...
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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