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New in the Oxford Readings in Philosophy series, this volume brings together some of the best recent articles on John Locke's philosophy. The contributors, including some of the world's leading Locke scholars, focus on innate ideas, ideas and perception, primary and secondary qualities, free will, substance, personal identity, language, essence, knowledge, and belief. By bringing together in one place often difficult to find writings, the volume constitutes an essential collection for students and specialists.

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New in the Oxford Readings in Philosophy series, this volume brings together some of the best recent articles on John Locke's philosophy. The contributors, including some of the world's leading Locke scholars, focus on innate ideas, ideas and perception, primary and secondary qualities, free will, substance, personal identity, language, essence, knowledge, and belief. By bringing together in one place often difficult to find writings, the volume constitutes an essential collection for students and specialists.

Synopsis:

A group of the world's leading John Locke scholars focuses on innate ideas, perception, primary and secondary qualities, free will, substance, personal identity, language, essence, knowledge, and belief. By bringing together in one volume often difficult-to-find writings, this book constitutes an essential reference for both students and specialists.

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Introduction

1. The Foundations of Knowledge and the Logic of Substance: The Structure of Locke's General Philosophy, Michael R. Ayers

2. Locke and the Issue over Innateness, Margaret Atherton

3. Locke and Representative Perception, J.L.Mackie

4. Locke on Qualities, John Campbell

5. Locke on the Freedom of the Will, Vere Chappell

6. Substances, Substrata and Names of Substances in Locke's Essay, Martha Brandt Bolton

7. Substratum, Jonathan Bennett

8. Locke on Personal Identity, Kenneth P. Winkler

9. Locke on Language, E.J. Ashworth

10. The Inessentiality of Locke's Essences, Margaret Atherton

11. The Relevance of Locke's Theory of Ideas to his Doctrine of Nominal Essence and Anti-Essentialist Semantic Theory, Martha Brandt Bolton

12. Locke: `Our Knowledge, Which All Consists in Propositions', Ruth Mattern

13. Lockean Mechanism, Edwin McCann

14. Moral Science and the Concept of Persons in Locke, Ruth Mattern

15. Locke and the Ethics of Belief, J.A. Passmore

References

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Index of Passages Referred To

Product Details

ISBN:
9780198751977
Editor:
Chappell, Vere
Other:
Chappell, V. C.
Editor:
Chappell, Vere
Author:
Chappell, Vere
Author:
null, Vere
Author:
Chappell, V. C.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Location:
Oxford ;
Subject:
History, Criticism, Surveys
Subject:
Mind & Body
Subject:
Locke, John
Subject:
History & Surveys - Modern
Subject:
History & Surveys - 17th/18th Century
Subject:
Philosophy | History | Modern
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Oxford Readings in Philosophy (Paperback)
Series Volume:
Series Varia IV
Publication Date:
19980931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
70 line illus.
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
7.97x5.31x.78 in. .80 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , New in the Oxford Readings in Philosophy series, this volume brings together some of the best recent articles on John Locke's philosophy. The contributors, including some of the world's leading Locke scholars, focus on innate ideas, ideas and perception, primary and secondary qualities, free will, substance, personal identity, language, essence, knowledge, and belief. By bringing together in one place often difficult to find writings, the volume constitutes an essential collection for students and specialists.
"Synopsis" by , A group of the world's leading John Locke scholars focuses on innate ideas, perception, primary and secondary qualities, free will, substance, personal identity, language, essence, knowledge, and belief. By bringing together in one volume often difficult-to-find writings, this book constitutes an essential reference for both students and specialists.
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