1760 John LOCKE Essay Concerning Human Understanding Philosophy Tabula Rasa 2v

LOCKE, John

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“I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.”

– John Locke

 

After studying medicine under the teaching of Thomas Sydenham, John Locke began his journey of philosophical thinking that would develop into his most famous written work. ‘An Essay Concerning Human Understanding,’ is one of the most important books on the development and cultivation of human understanding and knowledge. It is in this work that Locke first describes the idea of ‘blank slate’ of the mind or ‘tabula rasa.’ Locke’s ‘Essay’ is known to have directly influenced famous philosophers such as David Hume and George Berkeley.

 

This edition includes all four books in two tomes and features a fine full-page portrait engraving of John Locke.

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1760 John LOCKE Essay Concerning Human Understanding Philosophy Tabula Rasa 2v

 

“I have always thought the actions of men the best interpreters of their thoughts.”

– John Locke

 

After studying medicine under the teaching of Thomas Sydenham, John Locke began his journey of philosophical thinking that would develop into his most famous written work. ‘An Essay Concerning Human Understanding,’ is one of the most important books on the development and cultivation of human understanding and knowledge. It is in this work that Locke first describes the idea of ‘blank slate’ of the mind or ‘tabula rasa.’ Locke’s ‘Essay’ is known to have directly influenced famous philosophers such as David Hume and George Berkeley.

 

This edition includes all four books in two tomes and features a fine full-page portrait engraving of John Locke.

 

Item number: #6578

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LOCKE, John

An essay concerning human understanding : in four books

London : Printed for D. Browne, C. Hitch and L. Hawes [and 20 others], 1760.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes

o   Vol. 1 – [2], iv, [26], 372

o   Vol. 2 – [16], 340, [28]

  • Provenance: Handwritten – Thomas Peckham

o   Handwritten notes indicate this was a Peckham family heirloom passed down from 1747 to 1953.

  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~8in X 5in (20cm x 13cm)

 

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Categories

Literature

Philosophy

Authors

LOCKE, John

Printing Date

18th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete