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In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries the ideas generated by exposure to
Sextus' scepticism informed discussion of sorts of knowledge other than religious,
for example, knowledge of the natural world. From the vantage point of 1701, ...
They were rediscovered in the 1940s. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (1646-1716) who
, besides much other important, varied and influential work, wrote an extensive
commentary on the Essay, has this thought in his discussion of Locke [49-50].
What Locke says needs to be seen against a background of discussion about '
substance' which goes back at least to Aristotle. This will be the first topic of the
next section. Notes 1 See DJ. Rabb, 'Are Locke's Ideas of Relations 94 Locke.
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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