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Published: 28 August 2008

576 Pages


ISBN: 9780199296620

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An Essay concerning Human Understanding

John Locke
Edited by Pauline Phemister

Oxford World's Classics

  • A carefully abridged edition of John Locke's classic work, using P. H. Nidditch's authoritative text and with a new introduction by Pauline Phemister and other features designed to make the text as accessible as possible.
  • Uses P. H. Nidditch's authoritative 1975 critical text.
  • New introduction by Pauline Phemister sets the context for Locke's essay and provides an analysis of its arguments and conclusions.
  • Chronological table of significant events, select bibliography, succinct explanatory notes and an index supply additional historical information and aids to navigating the text.
  • Sensitive abridgement ensures that all key passages are retained in full and the integrity of individual sections maintained, thus enabling Locke's arguments to be more clearly followed.

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