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These are 'identity or diversity', 'relation', 'co-existence or necessary connexion'
and 'real existence'. The first and third of these are merely special and interesting
cases of the second, 'relation'. Locke says that they are 'truly nothing but ...
This might give the impression that the results of the other two, 'Ideas of Relations
' (got by 'setting . . . [two ideas] by one ... 'All the Ideas we have of Relation', he
says, 'are made up, as the others are, only of simple Ideas' [II.xxv. 1 1]. But as his
What Locke calls the 'occasion' or 'foundation' of the relation is the 'Contract, and
Ceremony of Marriage with Sempronia' [II.xxv. 1]. Caius is related to his son by
being his father. Here the occasion or foundation lies in the 'Circumstances 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