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And in these only, we are capable of certain and universal Knowledge' [IV.iii.29].
We have yet to see in detail how Locke assesses the extent of knowledge. But
something may already occur to us about the above analysis. Does it not make a
Book IV, chapter xii, 'On the Improvement of Knowledge', begins an answer. The
question is closely connected with the one Locke set himself at the beginning of
the Essay about whether there are any limits to the possible extent of knowledge.
In section 9 we found the beginning of Locke's answer to his question about the
limits and extent of knowledge. One important limit was that it did not extend into '
natural philosophy'. We cannot have knowledge of the properties and powers of ...
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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