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The introduction to the completed work still announces the aim as being to '
enquire into the Original , Certainty , and Extent of humane Knowledge ; together
, with the Grounds and Degrees of Belief , Opinion , and Assent ' ( 1 . . 2 ] . As
First there is the rest of Book I , ' Of Innate Notions ' , which is devoted to the
criticism and rejection of certain views about ' the Original , Certainty , and Extent
of humane Knowledge ' which Locke found held at the time . Then there are
Books II ...
In fact Ryle ' s suggestion was not as original as he implies . Much the same thing
– though without Russell ' s chauvinistic gloss – had been said over two hundred
years earlier in 1789 by Horace Walpole who , in a letter to the Countess 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
Origins and Aims of the Essay
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