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Not merely science but also the idea of science was at issue. 'Today science is so
securely entrenched that the intellectual concept upon which it is based is almost
ignored, and discoveries alone are valued, but in the seventeenth century the ...
If they are, then to say that the various properties of gold 'co-exist' would be to say
not merely that they are all in fact found together, but that they necessarily are. It
would be to say, for example, that gold has to be malleable. But at other times ...
To say that men live in houses and wear clothes or that universities are places
where people listen to others talking, is to give a merely nominal description of
these things. A real definition, however, is meant to afford insight into what ...
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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