9780415664783

The Routledge Guidebook to Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding

  • ISBN 13:

    9780415664783

  • ISBN 10:

    0415664780

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 03/21/2013
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Widely acknowledged as the most important figure in the history of English philosophy, John Locke#xE2;#xAC;"s Essay on Human Understanding represents his greatest intellectual work, emphasising the importance of experience for the formation of knowledge. The Routledge Guidebook to Locke#xE2;#xAC;"s Essay Concerning Human Understandingintroduces the major themes in Locke#xE2;#xAC;"s great book and acts as a companion for reading this key work, examining: The context of Locke#xE2;#xAC;"s work and the background to his writing Each separate part of the text in relation to its goals, meanings and impact The reception the book received when first seen by the world The relevance of Locke#xE2;#xAC;"s work to modern philosophy, it#xE2;#xAC;"s legacy and influence With further reading included throughout, this text follows Locke#xE2;#xAC;"s original work closely, making it essential reading for all students of philosophy, and all those wishing to get to grips with this classic work.

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