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· ESSAY

CONCERNING

HUMAN UNDERSTANDING.

WRITTEN

BY JOHN LOCKE, GENT.

ALSO,

EXTRACTED FROM THE AUTHOR'S WORKS,

I. Analysis of Mr. Locke's Doctrine | IV. Some Thoughts concerning Read
of Ideas, on a large Sheet.

ing and Study for a Gentleman.
II. A Defence of Mr. Locke's Opinion V. Elements of Natural Philosophy.
concerning personal Identity.

VI. A New Method of a Commop-
III. A Treatise on the Conduct of the

Place Book,
Understanding.

amonimum

A NEW EDITION.

Mihil estin extecten werd him non
versus IN TWO VOLUMES. Deme, anunt:

afieoma malo
VOL. I. Ewangel: VM:94:11.

al:

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR G, AND J. OFFOR, W. WRIGHT, W. SAARPE AND SON,

J. CRANWELL, T. FISHER, R. HILL, T LESTER, AND J. BRUMBY.
ALSO, I. WILSON, HULL; w. WHYTE AND CO. EDINBURGH ;
J, WYLIE AND CO. GLASGOW; AND C, CUMMING, DUBLIN.

1819.

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TO TOE RIGAT ZONOURAXLE

THOMAS,

EARL OF PEMBROKE AND MONTGOMERY,

Baron Herbert of Cardiff, Lord Ross of Kendal, Parr,

Fitzhugh, Marmion, St. Quintin. and Shurland; Lord President of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, and Lord Lieutenant of the County of Wilts, and of South Wales,

MY LORD,

THIS Treatise, which is grown up under your

Lordship's eye, and has ventured into the world by your order, does now, .by a natural kind of right, come to your Lordship for that protection, which you several years since promised it. It is not that I think any name, how great soever, set at the beginning of a book, will be able to cover the faults that are to be found in it. Things in print must stand and fall by their own worth, or the Reader's fancy. But there being nothing more to be desired, for truth, than a fair unprejudiced hearing, nobody is more likely to procure me that than your lordship, who are allowed to have got so inti. mate an acquaintance with her, in her more retired recesses. Your lordship is known to have so far advanced your speculations in the most abstract and general knowledge of things, beyond the or. dinary reach or common methods, that your al.

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