An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume I

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume I

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by John Locke
     
 

First appearing in 1690 with the printed title An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke concerns 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. The essay was one of the…  See more details below

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First appearing in 1690 with the printed title An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke concerns 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. The essay was one of the principal sources of empiricism in modern philosophy, and influenced many enlightenment philosophers, such as David Hume and George Berkeley.

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ISBN-13:
2940014163828
Publisher:
Philtre Libre
Publication date:
04/10/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
307 KB

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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Volume I 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A fascinating essay. I love philosophy, and this really held my attention and got me thinking.