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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Written By John Locke, Gent. To Which Are Now First Added, I. An Analysis Of Mr. Locke's Doctrine Of Ideas, On A Large Sheet. II. A Defence Of Mr. Locke's Opinion Concerning Personal Identity, With An Appendix. III. A Treatise On The Conduct Of The Understanding. IV. Some Thoughts Concerning Reading And Study For A Gentleman. V. Elements Of Natural Philosophy. VI. A New Method Of A Common-Place-Book. Extracted From The Author's Works [ 3 volumes complete ]
printed for Thomas Tegg et al, 1823. a new edition.. Hardback. Half calf over marbled boards, VG. 3 volumes, lxviii+301pp, xvi+397pp, xii+380pp, large folding chart in volume I ( with an old repair to a tear which at one time split the chart from the book ) ownership signature of Chalres May to each title dated 29th July 1829, occasional neat pencil maginalia, text blocks in good order with the occasional feint foxing, later bindings rubbed especially to the spine of volume II & along the edges, small split ot the leather at the base of volume II, a fair set. The text is that of the 1793 edition published by T Longman & B Law et al. Effectively a 24th edition, the text of the Essay does not include the excerpts from the exchange with Stillingfleet, which is included elsewhere in the Works. This edition also includes the preface by the editor & a life of Locke. Momumental philosophical work by John Locke concerning the foundation of human knowledge and understanding. The essay was one of the principal sources of empiricism in modern philosophy, and influenced many enlightenment philosophers, such as Hume and Berkeley. Attig 255(10).
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