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1721 John Locke Essay Concerning Human Understanding Philosophy Tabula Rasa

“Our Business here is not to know all things, but those which concern our conduct.”

― John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

‘An Essay Concerning Human Understanding’ is one of John Locke’s most important and well-known works. First appearing in 1689, this landmark work covers the foundation of human knowledge in which he describes what would become the term ‘tabula rasa’ – birth of a blank slate. Written in four separate sections, each book contains a substantial focus such as philosophical knowledge is gained and not innate, or the importance of words, or discovering the limit of human knowledge.

This rare 1721 eighth edition feature a charming portrait frontispiece of Locke.

Item number: #2482

Price: $399

LOCKE, John

An essay concerning human understanding : in four books

London : Printed for A. Churchill and A. Manship, 1721.

Details:

•Collation: Complete with all pages; volume 1 (of 2)

o[6], [iv], [26], 372, [2]

oEngraved frontispiece portrait of John Locke by Vertue from painting by Knetter

•Language: English

•Binding: Leather; tight & secure

•Size: ~7.75in X 5.5in (19.5cm x 14cm)

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1721 John Locke Essay Concerning Human Understanding

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