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An essay concerning human understanding

Author: John Locke; P H Nidditch
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1979.
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Locke's Essay ... (1690) withstood an onslaught by traditional theologians, for rejecting orthodox theology and the concept of innate ideas: as he suggested that God could make matter think. The Essay quickly became one of the most influential books of the eighteenth century, and its contributions to the philosophy of space and time, matter and power were quickly hailed as formative contributions to ...  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Locke; P H Nidditch
ISBN: 0198245955 9780198245957 0198243863 9780198243861
OCLC Number: 4804802
Notes: "The text of Locke's Essay is reprinted (with corrections) from the Clarendon edition, first published 1975"--Title page verso.
Description: xxvi, 748 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: FOREWORD; AN ESSAY CONCERNING HUMAN UNDERSTANDING; BOOK I; BOOK II; BOOK III; BOOK IV; INDEX
Responsibility: John Locke ; edited with a foreword by Peter H. Nidditch.
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This paperback edition reproduces the complete text of the Essay as prepared by professor Nidditch for The Clarendon Edition of the Works of John Locke. The Register of Formal Variants and the  Read more...

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'has a wonderful tentative quality to it, not trying to press a point but now and again touching on a wisdom of some sort .. very rewarding.' The Scotsman

 
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