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It is rather, more specifically, that it was supposed to explain knowledge
ofobvious truths in particular. As Lee indicates, there may be necessary truths
which are not obviously true and whose truth appears only when we reason to
them from, ...
effect begins with a fact or supposed fact about certain propositions, and then
proceeds, in the manner we have just been considering, to postulate their
innateness to explain this purported fact. Locke objects to these arguments that
the essential character of sensation was supposed to be the apprehension of
form without matter. The senses were supposed to receive forms without matter
as wax receives the impression of a ring without the metal. Thus seventeenth- ...
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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