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Thoughts on the Conduct of the Understanding,
BY JOHN LOCKE, ESQ.
COLLATED WITH DESMAIZEAUX'S EDITION.
To which is prefixed,
THE LIFE OF THE AUTHOR.
IN THREE VOLUMES.
V.O L. I.
PRINTED BY AND FOR MUNDELL & SON, ROYAL BANK CLOSE
BOOK I.-CHAP. I.
OF INNATE NOTIONS,
1. An Inquiry into the Understanding, pleasant and useful. 2. Defign. 3. Method.
4. Ufeful to know the Extent of our Comprehenfion. 5. Our Capacity proportioned to our State and concerns, to difcover things ufeful to us.
6. Knowing the Extent of our Capacities, will hinder us from useless Curiofity, Scepticism, and Idleness. 7. Occafion of this Effay.
8. What Idea stands for.
No Innate Speculative Principles.
1. The Way fhown how we come by any Knowledge, fufficient to prove it not innate.
2. General Affent, the great Argument.
3. Univerfal Confent, proves nothing innate.
4. What is, is; and it is impoffible for the fame thing to be and not to be; not univerfally affented to.
5. Not on the Mind naturally imprinted, because not known to Children, Idiots, &c.
6, 7. That Men know them when they come to the Ufe of Reason, answered.