<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Locke (Vol 1 - Epistemology) (Ayers (Michael R.)) - Theo Todman's Book Collection (Book-Paper Abstracts)</title> <link href="../../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../../TT_ICO.png" /> </head> <a name="Top"></a> <BODY> <div id="header"> <HR><H1>Theo Todman's Book Collection (Book-Paper Abstracts)</H1></div> <hr><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950><tr><td colspan =2><A HREF = "../BookSummary_492.htm">Locke (Vol 1 - Epistemology)</A></td></tr><tr><td colspan =2><A HREF = "../../../Authors/A/Author_Ayers (Michael R.).htm">Ayers (Michael R.)</a></td></tr><tr><td colspan =2>This Page provides (where held) the <b>Abstract</b> of the above <b>Book</b> and those of all the <b>Papers</b> contained in it.</td></tr><tr><td><A HREF="#ColourConventions">Text Colour-Conventions</a></td><td><A HREF = "../BookCitings_492.htm">Books / Papers Citing this Book</A></td></tr></tr></TABLE></CENTER><hr> <P ALIGN = "Justify"><FONT Size = 2 FACE="Arial"><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><B>BOOK ABSTRACT: </B><BR><BR><u>Contents</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1">Introduction  1<li>Part I: Ideas  13</li><li>Part II: Knowledge and Belief  81 </li><li>Part III: Perceptual Knowledge  153 </li><li>Part IV: Particulars, <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1008.htm">Universals</A><SUP>1</SUP> and Intuitive Knowledge  221 <BR>Conclusions of Volume I  301</li></ol></FONT><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR><B>BOOK COMMENT: </B><BR><BR>Epistemology; Printed with <a name="2"></a>"<A HREF = "../../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_29.htm">Ayers (Michael R.) - Locke (Vol 2 - Ontology)</A>" - see Vol. 2 for Metaphysics</P> <P ALIGN = "Justify"><FONT Size = 2 FACE="Arial"><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR><BR>"<B><A HREF = "../../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_11/PaperSummary_11265.htm">Ayers (Michael R.) - Locke (Epistemology) - Introduction & Conclusion</A></B>"<BR><BR><B>Source</B>: Ayers - Locke (Vol 1 - Epistemology)<BR><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><BR><BR><u>Sections</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol start = "33" type="1">Introduction  1<li>Conclusions of Volume I  301</li></ol></FONT></P> <P ALIGN = "Justify"><FONT Size = 2 FACE="Arial"><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR><BR>"<B><A HREF = "../../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_15/PaperSummary_15424.htm">Ayers (Michael R.) - Locke (Epistemology) - Ideas</A></B>"<BR><BR><B>Source</B>: Ayers - Locke (Vol 1 - Epistemology), Part I<BR><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><BR><BR><u>Sections</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1"><li>Introduction to Part I  13</li><li>Ideas and compositionalism in traditional logic  19</li><li>Ideas and epistemology before Locke  26</li><li>Simple and complex ideas  36</li><li>Ideas as images  44</li><li>Ideas as intentional acts and ideas as intentional objects  52</li><li>Ideas as natural signs  60</li><li>Ideas: a summary  67</li><li>Reflections on the structure of thought  70</li></ol></FONT></P> <P ALIGN = "Justify"><FONT Size = 2 FACE="Arial"><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR><BR>"<B><A HREF = "../../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_15/PaperSummary_15425.htm">Ayers (Michael R.) - Locke (Epistemology) - Knowledge and Belief</A></B>"<BR><BR><B>Source</B>: Ayers - Locke (Vol 1 - Epistemology), Part II<BR><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><BR><BR><u>Sections</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol start = "10" type="1"><li>Introduction to Part II  81</li><li>The degrees of knowledge and the role of method  88</li><li>Other divisions of knowledge  96</li><li>Probability and the nature of  assent'  104</li><li>The grounds of probability  113</li><li>Reflections on the definition of knowledge  125</li><li>Belief and rationality  145</li></ol></FONT></P> <P ALIGN = "Justify"><FONT Size = 2 FACE="Arial"><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR><BR>"<B><A HREF = "../../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_15/PaperSummary_15426.htm">Ayers (Michael R.) - Locke (Epistemology) - Perceptual Knowledge</A></B>"<BR><BR><B>Source</B>: Ayers - Locke (Vol 1 - Epistemology), Part III<BR><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><BR><BR><u>Sections</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol start = "17" type="1"><li>Introduction to Part III  153</li><li>The authority and limits of  sensitive knowledge'  155</li><li>Does perceptual knowledge have independent authority?  166</li><li>Does perceptual knowledge have a firm boundary?  173</li><li>The scope of perceptual knowledge  180</li><li>Two modern approaches to sensation  193</li><li>Private language and secondary qualities  207</li></ol></FONT></P> <P ALIGN = "Justify"><FONT Size = 2 FACE="Arial"><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR><BR>"<B><A HREF = "../../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_15/PaperSummary_15427.htm">Ayers (Michael R.) - Locke (Epistemology) - Particulars, Universals and Intuitive Knowledge</A></B>"<BR><BR><B>Source</B>: Ayers - Locke (Vol 1 - Epistemology), Part IV<BR><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><BR><BR><u>Sections</u><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol start = "24" type="1"><li>Introduction to Part IV  221</li><li>Locke's arguments on space and time in context  223</li><li>Thought about particulars  237</li><li>Locke's theory of universal knowledge in context  242</li><li>Abstraction and the ideal of precision  259</li><li>Intuition and innate knowledge  264</li><li>Locke on meaning and some modern criticisms  269</li><li>Reflections on understanding and imagination  277</li><li>Necessity, reason and language  289</li></ol></FONT></P> <a name="ColourConventions"></a><hr><br><B><U>Text Colour Conventions</U> (see <A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</B><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> </center> <BR><HR><BR><center> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-02T02:32" pubdate>02/08/2018 02:32:01</time> <br><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A> </TD></TR><TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>