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Locke and French materialism

Author: John W Yolton
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Locke's "Essay Concerning Human Understanding" provoked a debate between materialists and immaterialists in England which spread to the continent. This book looks at the effect that his work had on  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: John Locke; John Locke
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John W Yolton
ISBN: 0198242743 9780198242741
OCLC Number: 299433599
Description: 239 pages
Contents: Introduction; The three hypotheses; The French connection; French materialist disciples; Physical influence; David R. Boullier; Systems of philosophy; Journal presentations; Locke among the 'Philosophes'; General conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Responsibility: John W. Yolton.
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Yolton accurately and meticulously brings the reader through the texts and authors indicated, and he reports on minor variations in presenting the opposing arguments. * Philosophical Quarterly * This Read more...

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