The Limits of Knowledge in John Locke’s ‘Essay Concerning Human Understanding’

Portrait of John Locke, by Sir Godfrey Kneller, 1697 / State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia By Dr. Garth Kemerling / 11.12.2011 Professor of Philosophy Capella University Philosophy Pages One of the most basic themes of Locke’s epistemology is that since we cannot know everything, we would be well-advised to observe and respect the extent and limitations[…]