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An essay concerning human understanding

Author: John Locke; Kenneth P Winkler
Publisher: Indianapolis ; Cambridge : Hackett Pub. Co., cop. 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Part of a two-volume set of work containing words of all four books comprising the "Essay", this book provides marginal analyses of almost every paragraph, and explanatory footnotes which comment,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Locke; Kenneth P Winkler
ISBN: 087220216X 9780872202160
OCLC Number: 491451207
Description: XXXIII-380 p. ; 22 cm
Contents: Locke's Life and Writing; The Essay concerning Human Understanding; Books I and II: Ideas and Principles; Book III: Language and Abstraction; Book IV: Knowledge; Reception and Legacy; A Chronology of John Locke; An Essay Concerning Human Understanding 1; Appendix Extracts from Locke's Letters to Edward Stillingfleet, Bishop of Worcester; Explanatory Notes; Index.
Responsibility: abridged and edited, with an introduction and notes by Kenneth P. Winkler.


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This abridgment by Kenneth Winkler is the best that has ever been done. Winkler's judgment as to what must be kept and what may be dropped is unerring, and his literary skill has enabled him to Read more...

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