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Published: 15 October 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
  • Includes a new introduction by Pauline Phemister which sets the context for Locke's essay and provides an analysis of its arguments and conclusions.
  • Provides valuable additional information, including a chronological table of significant events, select bibliography, succinct explanatory notes, and an index
  • The sensitive abridgement retains all key passages in full, maintaining the integrity of individual sections and thus enabling readers to follow Locke's arguments more clearly