Peter R. Anstey

in John Locke and Natural Philosophy

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199589777
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725487 | DOI:

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This chapter claims that the main theses of the book concerning Locke's commitment to the Experimental Philosophy are an important corrective to some interpretative trends in the secondary literature on Locke. The chapter discusses Locke's claim that the Essay is a study of human understanding written using the historical, plain method of the Experimental Philosophy.

Keywords: Experimental Philosophy; historical method; understanding

Chapter.  3207 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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