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On the one hand he certainly does not think that we know that gold dissolves in
sulphuric acid. We have knowledge only when we perceive a necessary
connexion between our ideas, and there is no necessary connexion visible
between our ...
... surely space is unlimited while body is not: If Body be not supposed infinite,
which, I think, no man will affirm, I would ask, Whether if God had placed a Man at
the extremity of corporeal Beings, he could not stretch his Hand beyond his Body
But is this like the transfer of a ball from one hand to another? A ball can exist
independently of a hand which happens to hold it. Consequently one can talk in
a straightforward way of the same ball being now in the one hand, now the other.
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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