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[but this is] as I imagine, not the privilege of the Ideas of Number, Extension, and
Figure alone' [IV.ii.9]. One of these further areas where, in Locke's view, we could
have 'demonstrative certainty' is that of morality. This perhaps surprising ...
But perhaps this is not what Locke needs to show. For the idea that human
reason is essentially syllogistical could be interpreted as the idea that any
argument can explicitly and with illumination be put into this form. This is certainly
the way ...
Nevertheless perhaps only some of them are caused in a simple direct way by
actually present causes. Perhaps others are caused by a lack or absence of
these same causes. For example, 'the Idea of Black is no less positive . . . than
that 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