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John Locke's epistemology

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For John Locke, knowledge comes from experience. But how to we acquire knowledge? Where does it come from?

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Problem: For John Locke, knowledge comes from experience. But how to we acquire knowledge? Where does it come from?

Solution: John Locke

What does Locke see as the source of all knowledge? Impressions and Perceptions

There are two types of impression/perceptions
1. sensation- impressions coming from the outside
2. reflection- impression coming from our inner senses

For Locke there was no other source for knowledge. There was no need for a priori ideas (such as myself as a thinking being) Locke said that all knowledge was a posteriori (knowledge dependent upon experience). Locke said we are born as a Tabula Rasa, ...

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This solution provides an an overview of John Locke's ideas regarding the senses and ideas. The explanation discusses how we acquire knowledge and where it comes from. The explanation is given in 418 words.

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