Linked bibliography for the SEP article "The Historical Controversies Surrounding Innateness" by Jerry Samet

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Primary Sources

  • Aristotle, De Anima, in The Complete Works of Aristotle, J. Barnes (ed.), Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984.
  • Ayer, A.J. (1936) “The A Priori”, ch. 4 of Language Truth & Logic (London, Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1950) (Scholar)
  • Chomsky, N. (1965) Aspects of a Theory of Syntax (Cambridge: The MIT Press, 1965) (Scholar)
  • Descartes, R. (1641) “Meditations on First Philosophy,” in Haldane and Ross, eds. The Philosophical Works of Descartes (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1911) (Scholar)
  • Descartes, R. (1647) “Notes Directed Against a Certain Program”, in Haldane and Ross, eds. The Philosophical Works of Descartes (Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1911) (Scholar)
  • Hume, D. (1739) A Treatise of Human Nature, ed. L.A. Selby-Bigge (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1978) (Scholar)
  • Hume, D. (1748) An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding, ed. Beauchamp (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 1999) (Scholar)
  • Kirk, G.S. & Raven, J.E. (1957) The Presocratic Philosophers, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1957) (Scholar)
  • Kuhn, T.S. (1970) The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, (Chicago: University of Chicago Press 1970), 2nd edition, esp. ch X. (Scholar)
  • Leibniz, G.W. (1704) New Essays on Human Understanding, trans. and ed. P. Remnant and J. Bennett (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1981) (Scholar)
  • Leibniz, G.W. (1714) “Monadology”, in G.W. Leibniz: Philosophical Texts, trans. and ed. R.S. Woolhouse and R. Francks (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1998) (Scholar)
  • Locke, J. (1690) An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, ed. P.H. Nidditch (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1975) (Scholar)
  • Plato, Meno, in The Collected Dialogues, Edith Hamilton and Huntington Cairns (eds.), Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1961.
  • Plato, Phaedo, in The Collected Dialogues, Edith Hamilton and Huntington Cairns (eds.), Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1961.
  • Quine, W.V. O. (1951), “Two Dogmas of Empiricism” in From A Logical Point of View, (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1951) (Scholar)

Secondary Sources

Books

  • Stich, S, ed. (1975) Innate Ideas (University of California Press, 1975). Includes relevant sections of Plato's Meno, the Locke-Leibniz debate, and Adams' interpretive paper on the modern debate on innateness (see below). The papers in the last section represent the first wave of philosophical responses to the Chomskyan Nativist program in linguistics. (Scholar)
  • Scott, D. (1995), Recollection and Experience. Cambridge University Press, 1995. An analysis of Plato's doctrine of recollection; also traces the development of the innateness doctrine in the ancient world, and compares the ancient sources to the positions taken in the modern period. (Scholar)
  • Jolley, N. (1987) Leibniz and Locke: A Study of the New Essays on Human Understanding, (Oxford University Press, 1987) Analysis of Leibniz's response to Locke, with attention to the connection between Leibnizian doctrines and modern discussions. (Scholar)

Papers

  • Adams, R. M. “Where Do Our Ideas Come From? — Descartes vs. Locke” in Stich (1975). (Scholar)
  • Harris, John. “Leibniz and Locke on Innate Ideas” Ratio 16 (1974) 226-42; repr. in Locke on Human Understanding, ed. I. C. Tipton (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977) (Scholar)
  • Wall, G. “Locke's Attack on Innate Knowledge”, Philosophy 49 (1974) 414-19; repr. in Locke on Human Understanding, ed. I. C. Tipton (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1977) (Scholar)
  • Winkler, K. “Grades of Cartesian Innateness”, British Journal for the History of Philosophy, 1, 1993, 23-44 (Scholar)

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