Locke and Berkeley Comparison Essay by chief

Locke and Berkeley
This paper attempts to present some of the key topics that Locke and Berkeley were concerned with and demonstrates the unique way that each approached philosophical questions.
# 25095 | 1,933 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2002 | US
Published on Apr 25, 2003 in English (Comparison) , Philosophy (History - 18th Century)


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Description:

The writer compares and contrasts Locke and Berkeley who were both philosophers who dealt with very similar issues in their works, but came up with radically different conclusions. Both used logical technique in forming their arguments, but because their initial assumptions and world views were so different, so was the result of their arguments.

From the Paper:

"Locke was opposed to the concept of innate knowledge. In his arguing against that principle, or the principle of innateness, Locke uses a two-fold general strategy. First, he shows that the common belief in innateness is not necessarily valid. Next, he shows how all of the knowledge that is generally considered to be innate could be acquired. In the course of making these arguments, Locke draws on the writings of Descartes in the areas of the origin of ideas and in self-evidence and certainty."

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