- Paperback: 576 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (15 Oct. 2008)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0199296626
- ISBN-13: 978-0199296620
- Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 3.8 x 13 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars See all reviews (8 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 348,718 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (Oxford World's Classics) Paperback – 15 Oct 2008
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"Oxford World Classics offers yet another abridgment of Locke s Essay Concerning Human Understanding. Do we really need another? Yes, when it s as well done as Phemister s."-Philosophy in Review
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Pauline Phemister is Reader in Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh.
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The problem that the essay has is that it's over-long (at about 800 pages) and filled with rambling repetition. Not actually amnaging to get through it all myself, I thought this abridged version might contain the highlights as it were... Well, if you have only a passing interest, this book is cheap and does set out Locke's main ideas without much repetition. For serious study, however, I'd invest a bit more for an unabridged copy (the cheapest I think is Penguin Classics; the best the one edited by Nidditch)
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John Locke is a sixteenth century educationalist who has become an education icon. Read and learn about where early educational philosophy derives instead of the classical version.Published on 2 Mar. 2011 by Mrs. S. J. Gandey