Essay Concerning Human Understanding (Everyman's Library) ePub download
by John Locke
- ISBN: 0460873555
- ISBN13: 978-0460873550
- ePub: 1978 kb | FB2: 1747 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Philosophy
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Ltd. (November 15, 1993)
- Pages: 496
- Rating: 4.1/5
- Votes: 268
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is a work by John Locke concerning the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. It first appeared in 1689 (although dated 1690) with the printed title An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding.
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is a work by John Locke concerning the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. He describes the mind at birth as a blank slate (tabula rasa, although he did not use those actual words) filled later through experience.
VOLUME II. AN Essay concerning Human Understanding, Book III. Chap. Edward Lord Bishop of Worcester, concerning some Passages relating to Mr. Locke’s Essay of Human Understanding, in a late Discourse of his Lordship’s in Vindication of the Trinity. VII. to the end of Chap. IV. Book IV. An Essay concerning Human Understanding concluded. Defence of Mr. Locke’s Opinion concerning personal Identity. Mr. Locke’s Reply to the Bishop of Worcester’s Answer to his Letter. An Answer to Remarks upon an Essay concerning Human Understanding. Locke’s Reply to the Bishop of Worcester’s Answer to his second Letter.
This book is where John Locke laid down his "Tabula Rasa" and this ideology has carried on through centuries (and even up to. .Apparently Locke's "Essay concerning human understanding" was first outlined in a 1688 publication.
This book is where John Locke laid down his "Tabula Rasa" and this ideology has carried on through centuries (and even up to today for those who aren't educated enough to know he's actually been proven wrong. In fact most modern philosophers have been proven wrong on most of the things they wrote). Nonetheless, this is a great book and an interesting read. Another source says 1690, 1694, 1695 and 1700.
His Essay concerning Human Understanding (1690) and Two Treatises of Government (1690) weighed heavily on the history of ideas in the eighteenth century, and Locke’s works are often − rightly − presented as foundations of the Age of Enlightenment. Both the Essay and the Second Treatise (by far the more influential of the Two Treatises) were widely read by Locke’s contemporaries and near contemporaries
It has been many years since I pondered and repondered over this volume. The book is not easy reading.
It has been many years since I pondered and repondered over this volume. Locke is an important figure in the history of Western Philosophy. I can remember going back over it again and again to try and understand the difference between primary and secondary qualities- I can remember trying to understand how much of what Locke says has validity and is ' really the truth'. Parenthetically I think of how as a young person knowing the truth finding the truth was such a supreme value for me. And how I thus felt it so important to know whether Locke was ' right' or not. Time and experience perhaps have made me worse.
This page contains details about the Nonfiction book An Essay Concerning Human .
This page contains details about the Nonfiction book An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke published in 1690. This book is the 278th greatest Nonfiction book of all time as determined by thegreatestbooks. First appearing in 1690, the essay concerns the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. The Works of John Locke: An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (complete), The Second Treatise on Civil Government (Halcyon Classics).
Idea is the object of thinking
Idea is the object of thinking. Every man being conscious to himself that he thinks ; and that which his mind is applied about whilst thinking being the ideas that are there, it is past doubt that men have in their minds several ideas, – such as are those expressed by the words whiteness, hardness, sweetness, thinking, motion, man, elephant, army, drunkenness, and others : it is in the first place then to be inquired, How he comes by them ?