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Some of our knowledge, specifically our knowledge of necessary truths, is such
that it could not have been acquired by observation and experience of the world,
could not have been learnt. We can explain such knowledge by supposing it ...
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
Knowledge. If the Scholastic account is unsatisfactory how should we set about
making intellectual discoveries and ... one Locke set himself at the beginning of
the Essay about whether there are any limits to the possible extent of knowledge.
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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