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Locke's Essay concerning human understanding : a reader's guide
Posted on 05 June 2013

  • Locke's Essay concerning human understanding : a reader's guide - William Uzgalis.
    Material Type: Book
    Language: English
    OUM Control No: 000266995
    Author: Uzgalis, W.
    Related Author: ebrary, Inc.
    Publication Details: London ; New York : Continuum, c2007.
    Description: v, 141 p. ; 23 cm.
    Item Type: Online
    Bibliography Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 134-135) and index.
    ISBN No:
    • 0826490328 (hbk.)
    • 0826490336 (pbk.)
    • 9780826490322 (hbk.)
    • 9780826490339 (pbk.)


      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.

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