Locke: A Very Short Introduction

Oxford University Press (2003)
Abstract
John Locke (1632-1704) one of the greatest English philosophers of the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century, argued in his masterpiece, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, that our knowledge is founded in experience and reaches us principally through our senses; but its message has been curiously misunderstood. In this book John Dunn shows how Locke arrived at his theory of knowledge, and how his exposition of the liberal values of toleration and responsible government formed the backbone of enlightened European thought of the eighteenth century.
Keywords Philosophy, English
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Call number B1297.D865 2003
ISBN(s) 0192803948   9780192803948
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