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is rather weaker than 'connexion'. There is compatibility between something's
being white and its being round: something could easily be both. But there is no '
connexion' between a thing's being white and its being round. For there is an
We do it by avoiding ambiguous words, keeping our ideas clear, and by looking
carefully for connexions between them. Given the ideas ... Knowledge consists in
the perception of connexion between ideas and can extend no further than that.
We have knowledge only when we perceive a necessary connexion between our
ideas, and there is no necessary connexion visible between our idea of gold and
the idea of dissolving in sulphuric acid. For us there can be no 'universal ...
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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