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
An essay concerning human understanding : in four books
London : Printed for A. Churchill and A. Manship, 1721.
•Collation: Complete with all pages; volume 1 (of 2)
o, [iv], , 372, 
oEngraved frontispiece portrait of John Locke by Vertue from painting by Knetter
•Binding: Leather; tight & secure
•Size: ~7.75in X 5.5in (19.5cm x 14cm)
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