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Questions about whether it is possible for us to have religious and moral
knowledge could easily lead to the question what 'Objects' in general 'our
Understandings were, or were not fitted to deal with'. Locke's final concern with
knowledge in ...
Book IV, chapter xii, 'On the Improvement of Knowledge', begins an answer. The
question is closely connected with the one Locke set himself at the beginning of
the Essay about whether there are any limits to the possible extent of knowledge.
Believing that motion is possible he concludes that body and space are not
identical [II.xiii.22]. The parallels between classical Greek and seventeenth-
century European thought go further still. In the fifth century B.C. Empedocles
rejected the ...
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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