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The only way is, by applying to his Senses the proper Object; and so producing
that Idea in him, for which he has learn'd the name already. [III.iv. 11] An upshot of
the distinction between simple and complex ideas is that we might have ideas ...
We noted in section 6 that much of Book II, 'Of Ideas', discusses various sorts of
complex idea. II.xii.3 distinguishes three sorts: modes, substances, and relations.
Modes, such as 'triangle', 'gratitude', 'murder', are said to 'contain not in them the ...
guishes three different acts or operations of the mind which we may perform on
simple ideas. The first of these, 'combining', is that by which 'all Complex Ideas
are made'. This might give the impression that the results of the other two, 'Ideas
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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