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Locke : a biography

Author: Roger Woolhouse; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: Cambridge [etc.] : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st paper. edView all editions and formats
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The first comprehensive biography in half a century of John Locke, 'a man of versatile mind fitted for whatever you shall undertake,' as he was once very aptly described. Woolhouse interweaves an  Read more...

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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Woolhouse; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 9780521817868 0521817862 9780521748803 0521748801
OCLC Number: 1002972702
Description: XVIII, 528 s., [12] s. tabl. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: a man of versatile mind; 1. Upbringing and education (1632-58); 2. College offices and medical studies (1659-67); 3. Exeter House, London (1666-75); 4. France (November 1675-May 1679); 5. Thanet House and London (May 1679-September 1683); 6. Holland and the United Provinces (1683-8); 7. London (February 1689-December 1690); 8. Oates (January 1691-December 1695); 9. 'A gentleman's duty' (December 1695-March 1700); 10. 'Laying down his place' (March 1700-October 1704).
Other Titles: John Locke
Responsibility: Roger Woolhouse.

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'If one loves Locke, or liberty, or, indeed, Somerset, this is a book one cannot comfortably live without. Roger Woolhouse is a professor of philosophy, so he can explain the full development of Read more...

 
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