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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesPhilosophy · 9 months ago

Does Locke believe in innate ideas?

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    LOCKE DOES NOT AND CANNOT BELIEVE ANYTHING BECAUSE HE'S BEEN DEAD FOR 314 YEARS! Did (past tense) Locke believe in innate ideas? Please read this and educate yourself on the matter - https://www.sparknotes.com/philosophy/johnlocke/se...

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  • 9 months ago

    Even though John Locke rejected the theory of innate idea, he somehow falls into a kind of contradiction. ... Through our senses ideas are conveyed into the mind. Then the task of the mind is to receive and distinct one idea from another. In other ways we can say that, according to Locke, ideas come from experience.

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  • Mike
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    9 months ago

    He believed they exist, but were troublesome, "Locke's observations had led him to believe that one of the most common sources of error and false pretension in his day was the generally accepted belief in innate ideas...."

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