I imagin that all knowledge is founded on and ultimately derives it self from sense, or something analogous to it & may be cald sensation…

John Locke, “Draft A” of Essay Concerning Human Understanding.

Essay Concerning Human Understanding is one of the most important works of philosophy published in the modern period. Its early draft, written nearly twenty years before its publication, are necessary to further understand Locke’s ideas and objectives. Professor John Rogers discusses these early drafts, in an article from Oxford Scholarly Editions Online.

(via oupacademic)

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