A Quote from "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding"

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Title

A Quote from "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding"

Subject

Philosophy and Epistemology

Description

When Locke says "And thus we come by those ideas we have of yellow, white, heat, cold, soft, hard, bitter, sweet, and all those which we call sensible qualities; which when I say the senses convey into the mind, I mean, they from external objects convey into the mind what produces there those perceptions" , he describes humans' power to know and there ability to know comes from their learned perception of the environment around them.

Creator

John Locke

Publisher

Scholar Press

Date

1690

Contributor

Gregg Williamson

Format

Text

Language

English

Type

Philosophy

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"And thus we come by those ideas we have of yellow, white, heat, cold, soft, hard, bitter, sweet, and all those which we call sensible qualities; which when I say the senses convey into the mind, I mean, they from external objects convey into the mind what produces there those perceptions."

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Paper Book

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Citation

John Locke, “A Quote from "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding",” Enlightenmens, accessed January 30, 2023, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/22.

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