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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding 2 (Books on Western Philosophy)

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Volume 2 of a 2-volume set of Locke’s monumental work containing every word of all four books comprising the Essay. The editor, Professor A. C. Fraser, has provided marginal analyses of almost every paragraph, plus hundreds of explanatory footnotes which comment, elaborate, explain difficult points, etc.
paper, 501 pages
Published June 1st 1959 by Dover Publications
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John Locke was an English philosopher. Locke is considered the first of the British Empiricists, but is equally important to social contract theory. His ideas had enormous influence on the development of epistemology and political philosophy, and he is widely regarded as one of the most influential Enlightenmen
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