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The Cambridge Companion to Locke : Cambridge Companions to Philosophy (Hardcover) - Vere Chappell

The Cambridge Companion to Locke

Cambridge Companions to Philosophy (Hardcover)

By: Vere Chappell (Editor)

Paperback Published: 31st October 1994
ISBN: 9780521387729
Number Of Pages: 344

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Each volume of this series of companions to major philosophers contains specially commissioned essays by an international team of scholars, together with a substantial bibliography, and will serve as a reference work for students and non-specialists. One aim of the series is to dispel the intimidation such readers often feel when faced with the work of a difficult and challenging thinker. The essays in this volume provide a systematic survey of Locke's philosophy informed by the most recent scholarship. They cover Locke's theory of ideas, his philosophies of body, mind, language, and religion, his theory of knowledge, his ethics, and his political philosophy. There are also chapters on Locke's life and subsequent influence. New readers and non-specialists will find this the most convenient, accessible guide to Locke currently available.

"All clearly written, [the chapters] cover fundamentals of Locke's positions as well as discussions of recent shcolarly disputes. Chappell's chapter on Locke's theory of ideas, McCann's on bodies, substance, and issues surrounding Locke's atomism, and Schneewind's discussion of the moral philosophy are just outstanding. The book is an exceptional research tool." --Choice

Introduction
Locke's life and times
Locke's theory of ideas
Locke's philosophy of body
Locke's philosophy of mind
Locke's philosophy of language
Locke's theory of knowledge
Locke's philosophy of religion
Locke's moral philosophy
Locke's political philosophy
Locke's influence
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ISBN: 9780521387729
ISBN-10: 0521387728
Series: Cambridge Companions to Philosophy (Hardcover)
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 31st October 1994
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.73 x 14.88  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.46