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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding begins with a short epistle to the reader and a general introduction to the work as a whole.Following this introductory material, the Essay is divided into four parts, which are designated as books.Book I has to do with the subject of innate ideas.This topic was especially important for Locke since the belief in innate ideas was fairly common among the.
John Locke’s purpose in An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is to inquire into the origin and extent of human knowledge. His conclusion—that all knowledge is derived from sense experience.
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. The e-text version of Locke's Essayhas been around in the public domain for quite a while. Since October 1994, an HTML version of the text has been made availableby Roger Bishop Jones. This present web page is modified from the Jones-edition.
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke is one of the great books of the Western world.It has done much to shape the course of intellectual development, especially in Europe and America, ever since it was first published in 1690.
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Chapter I Of Knowledge in General. 1. Our knowledge conversant about our ideas only. Since the mind, in all its thoughts and reasonings, hath no other immediate object but its own ideas, which it alone does or can contemplate, it is evident that our knowledge is only conversant about them.