Great Ideas Of The Abuse Of Words by John Locke

Great Ideas Of The Abuse Of Words

byJohn Locke

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John Locke was one of the greatest figures of the Enlightenment, whose assertion that reason is the key to knowledge changed the face of philosophy. These writings on thought, ideas, perception, truth and language are some of the most influential in the history of Western thought. Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals and visionaries whose ideas shook civilization and helped make us who we are.

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John Locke (1632-1704) was educated at Christ Church, Oxford and held various academic posts at that university, lecturing on Greek and rhetoric. However, his interests lay in medicine and the new experimental sciences and in 1667 he became personal physician to the Earl of Shaftesbury. Under the influence of Shaftesbury, Locke develop...
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Title:Great Ideas Of The Abuse Of WordsFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.15 × 4.5 × 0.4 inPublished:September 22, 2009Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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