Locke: A Very Short Introduction

Locke: A Very Short Introduction

by John Dunn
     
 

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John Locke (1632-1704) one of the greatest English philosophers of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century, argued in his masterpiece, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, that our knowledge is founded in experience and reaches us principally through our senses; but its message has been curiously misunderstood. In this book John Dunn showsSee more details below

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John Locke (1632-1704) one of the greatest English philosophers of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century, argued in his masterpiece, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, that our knowledge is founded in experience and reaches us principally through our senses; but its message has been curiously misunderstood. In this book John Dunn shows how Locke arrived at his theory of knowledge, and how his exposition of the liberal values of toleration and responsible government formed the backbone of enlightened European thought of the eighteenth century.

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ISBN-13:
9780192803948
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/28/2003
Series:
Very Short Introductions Series
Edition description:
Updated
Pages:
136
Sales rank:
1,365,326
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 4.50(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1390L (what's this?)

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