Locke (Vol 1 - Epistemology)
Ayers (Michael R.)
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BOOK ABSTRACT:

Contents

    Introduction – 1
  1. Part I: Ideas – 13
  2. Part II: Knowledge and Belief – 81
  3. Part III: Perceptual Knowledge – 153
  4. Part IV: Particulars, Universals1 and Intuitive Knowledge – 221
    Conclusions of Volume I – 301

BOOK COMMENT:

Epistemology; Printed with "Ayers (Michael R.) - Locke (Vol 2 - Ontology)" - see Vol. 2 for Metaphysics



"Ayers (Michael R.) - Locke (Epistemology) - Introduction & Conclusion"

Source: Ayers - Locke (Vol 1 - Epistemology)


Sections
    Introduction – 1
  1. Conclusions of Volume I – 301



"Ayers (Michael R.) - Locke (Epistemology) - Ideas"

Source: Ayers - Locke (Vol 1 - Epistemology), Part I


Sections
  1. Introduction to Part I – 13
  2. Ideas and compositionalism in traditional logic – 19
  3. Ideas and epistemology before Locke – 26
  4. Simple and complex ideas – 36
  5. Ideas as images – 44
  6. Ideas as intentional acts and ideas as intentional objects – 52
  7. Ideas as natural signs – 60
  8. Ideas: a summary – 67
  9. Reflections on the structure of thought – 70



"Ayers (Michael R.) - Locke (Epistemology) - Knowledge and Belief"

Source: Ayers - Locke (Vol 1 - Epistemology), Part II


Sections
  1. Introduction to Part II – 81
  2. The degrees of knowledge and the role of method – 88
  3. Other divisions of knowledge – 96
  4. Probability and the nature of ‘assent' – 104
  5. The grounds of probability – 113
  6. Reflections on the definition of knowledge – 125
  7. Belief and rationality – 145



"Ayers (Michael R.) - Locke (Epistemology) - Perceptual Knowledge"

Source: Ayers - Locke (Vol 1 - Epistemology), Part III


Sections
  1. Introduction to Part III – 153
  2. The authority and limits of ‘sensitive knowledge' – 155
  3. Does perceptual knowledge have independent authority? – 166
  4. Does perceptual knowledge have a firm boundary? – 173
  5. The scope of perceptual knowledge – 180
  6. Two modern approaches to sensation – 193
  7. Private language and secondary qualities – 207



"Ayers (Michael R.) - Locke (Epistemology) - Particulars, Universals and Intuitive Knowledge"

Source: Ayers - Locke (Vol 1 - Epistemology), Part IV


Sections
  1. Introduction to Part IV – 221
  2. Locke's arguments on space and time in context – 223
  3. Thought about particulars – 237
  4. Locke's theory of universal knowledge in context – 242
  5. Abstraction and the ideal of precision – 259
  6. Intuition and innate knowledge – 264
  7. Locke on meaning and some modern criticisms – 269
  8. Reflections on understanding and imagination – 277
  9. Necessity, reason and language – 289



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