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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

By: John Locke

... by John Locke An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (First pubulished 1690) is a ... ... by John Locke An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (First pubulished 1690) is a publi- cation of the Pennsylvania State Universit... ...cation of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this ... ...ocument or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (First pubulished 1690), the ... ...eir obligation. Others also may come to be of the same mind, from their education, company, and cus- toms of their country; which persuasion, however ... ...b and deaf men. When it shall be made out that men ignorant of words, or untaught by the laws and customs of their country, know that it is part of th... ...as of those qualities that are discoverable in them. In both which ways these copies of those originals and arche- types are imperfect and inadequate.... ...col- lections that each of them contains in it precisely all that the mind intends that it should, they are arche- types and essences of modes that ma... ...c., are names well known in grammar, and the particles contained under them carefully ranked into their dis- tinct subdivisions; yet he who would show...

...Excerpt: This treatise, which is grown up under your lordship?s eye, and has ventured into the world by your order, does now, by a natural kind of right, come to your lordship for that protection which you several years since promised it. It is not that I think any name, how great soever, set at the beginning of a book, will be able to cover the faults that are to be...

...6 Chapter III Other considerations concerning Innate Principles, both Speculative and Practical .......................................... 67 BOOK II Of Ideas ...................................................................................................................................................... 86 Chapter I Of Ideas in general, and their Original ...............

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