- Paperback: 748 pages
- Publisher: Oxford University Press, U.S.A.; 1st Clarendon edition (17 Dec. 1998)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0198245955
- ISBN-13: 978-0198245957
- Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 3.8 x 14 cm
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 259,740 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Clarendon Edition of the Works of John Locke: An Essay Concerning Human Understanding Paperback – 17 Dec 1998
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`has a wonderful tentative quality to it, not trying to press a point but now and again touching on a wisdom of some sort .. very rewarding.' The Scotsman
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John Locke (1632-1704) was an influential English philosopher.
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If you want the best scholarly version, it's undoubtedly this - Nidditch's Clarendon Press one, which has become the standard for academics. Granted, you can pick up an unabridged version for half as much (Penguin Classics). All this really has to offer is tons of extra notes - including biography and (very) full textual notes (most of which the average reader will NEVER need). All the same, it is the leading edition for study....
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However, most of you will have read excerpts from this monumental work. If you are serious about this period and even the post-moderns, you deserve to give this book a look in its FULL reading.
The Editor is one of the acknowledged leaders in this area.
Lastly, when you go into your college bar, all your weenie friends with have the abridged versions and you can flash your full and fulsome version - guaranteed to get attention from all present.
Plus it makes a cool 'thwack' when you throw it down on the bar.