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Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding

A Reader's Guide

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Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding by Bill Uzgalis
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Continuum's "Reader's Guides" are clear, concise and accessible introductions to classic works of philosophy. Each book explores the major themes, historical and philosophical context and key passages of a major philosophical text, guiding the reader toward a thorough understanding of often demanding material. Ideal for undergraduate students, the guides provide an essential resource for anyone who needs to get to grips with a philosophical text. John Locke's "Essay Concerning Human Understanding" is a classic text, which laid out the basic principles of the Empiricism that was to characterise British Philosophy for centuries to come. This is a hugely important and exciting, yet challenging, piece of philosophical writing. In "Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding: A Reader's Guide", Bill Uzgalis explains the philosophical background against which the book was written and the key themes inherent in the text. The book then guides the reader to a clear understanding of the text as a whole, before exploring the reception and influence of this classic philosophical work. This is the ideal companion to study of this most influential and challenging of texts.

Author Biography

Bill Uzgalis is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy at Oregon State University. He holds a Philosophy PhD from Stanford. He is the author of numerous articles on Locke, including the Locke entry in the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Release date NZ
April 9th, 2007
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Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
black & white illustrations
Imprint
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Pages
148
Dimensions
140x216x12
ISBN-13
9780826490322
Product ID
1675914

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