A Companion to Locke

Original Publish Date: Sep 23, 2015
Product Number: EB00663532
Released: Mar 27, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118328798
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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This collection of 28 original essays examines the diverse scope of John Locke's contributions as a celebrated philosopher, empiricist, and father of modern political theory. -Explores the impact of Locke's thought and writing across a range of fields including epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of science, political theory, education, religion, and economics -Delves into the most important Lockean topics, such as innate ideas, perception, natural kinds, free will, natural rights, religious toleration, and political liberalism -Identifies the political, philosophical, and religious contexts in which Locke's views developed, with perspectives from today's leading philosophers and scholars -Offers an unprecedented reference of Locke's contributions and his continued influence

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