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Essay on the origin of human knowledge

Author: Etienne Bonnot de Condillac; Hans Aarsleff
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001.
Series: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work, first published in 1746 and offered here in a new translation, is a highly influential work in the history of philosophy of mind and language, and anticipates Wittgenstein's views on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1850
Early works to 1800
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Etienne Bonnot de Condillac; Hans Aarsleff
ISBN: 0521584671 9780521584678 0521585767 9780521585767
OCLC Number: 709936811
Description: xlv, 225 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I. The Materials of our Knowledge and Especially the Operations of the Soul: Section 1; Section 2. Analysis and generation of the operations of the soul; Section 3. Simple and complex ideas; Section 4; Section 5. Abstractions; Section 6. Some judgments that have been erroneously attributed to the mind, or the solution of a metaphysical problem; Part II. Language and Method: Section 1. The origin and progress of language; Section 2. Method.
Series Title: Cambridge texts in the history of philosophy.
Other Titles: Essai sur l'origine des connaissances humaines.
Responsibility: Etienne Bonnot de Condillac ; translated and edited by Hans Aarsleff.
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