John Locke is widely acknowledged as the most important figure in the history of English philosophy and An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is his greatest intellectual work, emphasising the importance of experience for the formation of knowledge. The Routledge Guidebook to Lockeas Essay Concerning Human Understanding introduces the major themes of Lockeas great book and serves as a companion to this key work, examining: The context of Lockeas work and the background to his writing Each part of the text in relation to its goals, meaning and impact The reception of the book when it was first seen by the world The relevance of Lockeas work to philosophy today, its legacy and influence With further reading suggested throughout, this text follows Lockeas original work closely, making it essential reading for all students of philosophy, and all those wishing to get to grips with this classic work.(It is necessary to specify that the perceptual experience be caused in an a#39; appropriate sort of waya#39; in order to exclude various types of a#39;devianta#39; causal chain which would appear to be incompatible with genuine cases of perception: for exampleanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Routledge Guidebook to Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding|
|Author||:||E. J. Lowe|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013-02-11|