An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
by LOCKE, JOHN
- Three volumes; contemporary full calf; ownership signatures; some page staining; lacking the front blank in volume I; binding we
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding is one of John Locke's two most famous works, the other being his Second Treatise on Civil Government. First appearing in 1690, the essay concerns the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. He describes the mind at birth as a blank slate (tabula rasa, although he did not use those actual words) filled later through experience.
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- An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
- LOCKE, JOHN
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- Used - Three volumes; contemporary full calf; ownership signatures; some page staining; lacking the front blank in volume I; binding we
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