The Resource ""The Great Ocean of Knowledge"" : The Influence of Travel Literature on the Work of John Locke, (electronic resource)

""The Great Ocean of Knowledge"" : The Influence of Travel Literature on the Work of John Locke, (electronic resource)

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""The Great Ocean of Knowledge"" : The Influence of Travel Literature on the Work of John Locke
Title
""The Great Ocean of Knowledge""
Title remainder
The Influence of Travel Literature on the Work of John Locke
Title variation
  • Brill's Studies in Intellectual History Ser
  • Brill's Studies in Intellectual History
  • Great Ocean of Knowledge"
  • Great Ocean of Knowledge, The
  • "The great ocean of knowledge": the influence of travel literature on the work of John Locke
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  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This book explores the way in which, working within the investigative tradition associated with the Royal Society, the philosopher John Locke (1632-1704) used travellers' reports to develop a form of comparative social anthropology which was to inform his major philosophical works
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AU-PeEL
Dewey number
192
Language note
English
LC call number
B1295 .T36 2010
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Brill's Studies in Intellectual History
Series volume
v.184
Label
""The Great Ocean of Knowledge"" : The Influence of Travel Literature on the Work of John Locke, (electronic resource)
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Description based upon print version of record
Abbreviated title
  • THE GREAT OCEAN OF KNOWLEDGE
  • GREAT OCEAN OF KNOWLEDGE
  • GREAT OCEAN OF KNOWLEDGE : THE INFLUENCE OF TRAVEL LITERATURE ON THE WORK OF JOHN LOCKE
  • BRILL'S STUDIES IN INTELLECTUAL HISTORY, VOLUME 184
  • "THE GREAT OCEAN OF KNOWLEDGE"
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online resource
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cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two ""Fit for our Imitation"": Locke, Sagard and the Huron; Chapter Three Locke and the Lapland Witches; Chapter Four Merchants of Light: Locke and Utopia; Chapter Five Cannibalism and Absolutism; Chapter Six From ""Stinging Swarms of Miseries"" to a State of Equality and Freedom; Chapter Seven ""Beyond the Smoke of their own Chimneys"": Travel Literature and Innate Ideas; Chapter Eight Travel Literature in the Essay Concerning Human Understanding
  • Chapter Nine After the Essay: Travel Literature in the Stillingfl eet ControversyChapter Ten ""A Great and Civilized People"": Locke, China and Materialism; Chapter Eleven ""And Knowledge Shall be Increased"": Bacon, the Royal Society and Travel Literature; Chapter Twelve Making the Eye-Witness Authoritative; Chapter Thirteen The Enchanted Glass: Early Modern Ethnography; Chapter Fourteen Locke and Postcolonialism; Chapter Fifteen Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (348 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9789004181151
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000067262
  • (EBL)635115
  • (OCoLC)695982166
  • (SSID)ssj0000437319
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11279831
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000437319
  • (PQKBWorkID)10432393
  • (PQKB)10729330
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000067262

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