HumanitiesWeb.org - John Locke
HumanitiesWeb HumanitiesWeb
WelcomeHistoryLiteratureArtMusicPhilosophyResourcesHelp
Periods Alphabetically Nationality Topics Glossary
pixel

Locke
Index
Biography
Selected Works
Quotations
According To...
Suggested Reading
Chronology

Search

Get Your Degree!

Find schools and get information on the program that’s right for you.

Powered by Campus Explorer

& etc
FEEDBACK

(C)1998-2013
All Rights Reserved.

Site last updated
26 June, 2013

John Locke
An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding Vol I



Quam bellum est velle confiteri potius nescire quod nescias, quam ista
effutientem nauseare, atque ipsum sibi displicere.
--Cic. De Natur. Deor. 1. i.
LONDON

Printed by Eliz. Holt, for Thomas Basset, at the George in Fleet Street, near St. Dunstan's Church.

MDCXC

Epistle Dedicatory to the Earl of Pembroke
The Epistle to the Reader
Introduction

BOOK I - NEITHER PRINCIPLES NOR IDEAS ARE INNATE
Chapter I. - No Innate Speculative Principles
Chapter II. - No Innate Practical Principles
Chapter III. - Other Considerations Concerning Innate Principles, Both Speculative and Practical

BOOK II - OF IDEAS
Chapter I. - Of Ideas in General, and their Original
Chapter II. - Of Simple Ideas
Chapter III. - Of Simple Ideas of Sense
Chapter IV. - Idea of Solidity
Chapter V. - Of Simple Ideas of Divers Senses
Chapter VI. - Of Simple Ideas of Reflection
Chapter VII. - Of Simple Ideas of Both Sensation and Reflection
Chapter VIII. - Some Further Considerations Concerning Our Simple Ideas of Sensation
Chapter IX. - Of Perception
Chapter X. - Of Retention
Chapter XI. - Of Discerning, and Other Operations of the Mind
Chapter XII. - Of Complex Ideas
Chapter XIII. - Complex Ideas of Simple Modes: and First, of the Simple Modes of Idea of Space
Chapter XIV. - Idea of Duration and its Simple Modes
Chapter XV. - Ideas of Duration and Expansion, Considered Together
Chapter XVI. - Idea of Number
Chapter XVII. - Of Infinity
Chapter XVIII. - Other Simple Modes
Chapter XIX. - Of the Modes of Thinking
Chapter XX. - Of Modes of Pleasure and Pain
Chapter XXI. - Of Power
Chapter XXII. - Of Mixed Modes
Chapter XXIII. - Of Our Complex Ideas of Substances.
Chapter XXIV. - Of Collective Ideas of Substances
Chapter XXV. - Of Relation
Chapter XXVI. - Of Cause and Effect, and Other Relations
Chapter XXVII. - Of Identity and Diversity
Chapter XXVIII. - Of Other Relations
Chapter XXIX. - Of Clear and Obscure, Distinct and Confused Ideas
Chapter XXX. - Of Real and Fantastical Ideas
Chapter XXXI. - Of Adequate and Inadequate Ideas
Chapter XXXII. - Of True and False Ideas
Chapter XXXIII. - Of the Association of Ideas
Personae

Terms Defined

Referenced Works