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John Locke: Problems and Perspectives : A Collection of New Essays - John W. Yolton

John Locke: Problems and Perspectives

A Collection of New Essays

By: John W. Yolton (Editor)

Paperback Published: 14th April 2011
ISBN: 9780521158916
Number Of Pages: 288

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Originally published in 1969, the impetus for this collection came from a conference on the Thought of John Locke held at York University, Toronto in 1966. Written in the co-operative spirit of the conference, the essays collected here were intended to reflect Locke's position as a polymath and recontextualise his ideas through the juxtaposition of various academic approaches. In doing so, they provide a challenging perspective on Locke which perhaps comes closer to the original character of his thought than more traditional approaches. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in Locke's ideas on philosophy, politics, science or religion.

Preface
John Locke's conception of freedom
Locke, liberalism nationalism
Locke and English liberalism: the Second Treatise of Government in its contemporary setting Esmond
The politics of Locke in England and America in the eighteenth century
The family and the origins of the state in Locke's political philosophy
The state of nature and the nature of man in Locke
John Locke, the great recoinage, and the origins of the Board of Trade: 1695-1698
Locke, Newton and the two cultures
The science of nature
Faith and knowledge in Locke's philosophy
What is a nominal essence the essence of?
The essayist in his Essay
Some observations on recent Locke scholarship
Index
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ISBN: 9780521158916
ISBN-10: 0521158915
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 14th April 2011
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.43

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