Ep. 258: Locke on Acquiring Simple Ideas (Part One)

Ep. 258: Locke on Acquiring Simple Ideas (Part One)

By Mark Linsenmayer, Wes Alwan, Seth Paskin, Dylan Casey

The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast

Monday, 7 December

On the first half of Book II of John Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1689).

How do we get our ideas? Simple ideas must come in through perception, but this doesn't just mean the senses; also reflection on our own minds, and this added layer of complexity allows us to bring in memory, concepts, time, and more.

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