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Locke : a biography, Roger Woolhouse

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Locke : a biography
Title
Locke
Title remainder
a biography
Statement of responsibility
Roger Woolhouse
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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Woolhouse, R. S
Dewey number
  • 192
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
B1296
LC item number
.W66 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Locke, John
  • Filosofen
Label
Locke : a biography, Roger Woolhouse
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 471-516) and index
Contents
  • Introduction : "a man of versatile mind" -- 1. Upbringing and education (1632-1658) -- 1632-1646 : "I found myself in a storm" (Somerset childhood) -- 1646-1652 : "a very severe school" (Westminster School) -- 1652-1656 : "no very hard student" (Oxford B.A. studies) -- 1656-1658 : "a most learned and ingenious young man" (Oxford M.A. studies) -- 2. College offices and medical studies (1659-1667) -- January-December 1659 : "melancholy and discontented" (away from friends) -- January-December 1659 : "study in earnest" (medicine ; toleration) -- January-October 1660 : "I shall not willingly be drawn from hence" (medicine ; anxieties about political situation) -- October-December 1660 : "whether the civil magistrate may lawfully impose" (law of nature ; "first tract on government") -- December 1660-December 1662 : "quiet and settlement" (father's death ; college tutor, and lecturer in Greek ; "infallibility" ; lecturer in rhetoric ; "second tract on government") -- January 1663-November 1665 : "no law without a law-maker" (chemistry ; ecclesiastical offers ; "essays on the law of nature" ; respiration and blood) -- November 1665-February 1666 : "took coach for Germany" (diplomacy in Cleves) -- February-July 1666 : natural philosophy : practical and theoretical (iatrochemical preparations ; barometrical observations ; Respirationis Usus) --
  • 3. Exeter House, London (1666-1675) : "one accident in my life" -- July 1666-May 1667 : "falling into a great man's family" (Ashley Cooper ; dispensation from holy orders ; offer of preferment ; Elinor Parry ; "Morbus" ; iatrochemistry) -- June-December 1667 : "with my Lord Ashley as a man at home" (Exeter House ; Sydenham : "essay concerning toleration") -- January-December 1668 : "turning his thoughts another way" (Ashley's operation ; "Anatomie" ; interest rates) -- January 1669-December 1670 : "a love of all sorts of useful knowledge" (Elinor Parry ; "Constitutions of Carolina" ; match-making ; De arte medica ; ill-health) -- January-September 1671 : "what I think about the human understanding" (Anthony Ashley Cooper the third ; De Intellectu humano) -- September-December 1671 : "profitable to the life of man" (De intellectu, a second draft ; Royal Society) -- January 1672-November 1675 ; "that tether which certainly ties us" (peerage for Ashley ; colonial investments ; short visit to France ; Secretary of Presentations ; Secretary and Treasurer of Council of Trade ; interest rates ; an annuity ; Bachelor of Medicine ; license to practise ; medical studentship) -- 4. France (November 1675-May 1679) -- November 1675-January 1676 : Paris to Montpellier -- January 1676-March 1677 : Montpellier -- March 1677-July 1678 : Paris -- July-October 1678 : an extended "little tour" of France -- November 1678-May 1679 : Paris --
  • 5. Thanet House and London (May 1679-September 1683) -- May-December 1679 : "things in such confusion" (Shaftesbury as Lord President ; popish plot ; standardisation of length ; correspondence with Toinard) -- December 1679-April 1680 : "a condition as might make your friends apprehensive" ("observations upon the growth and culture of vines") -- April-November 1680 : "fortune continues to cross all my plans" (Exclusion Bill ; correspondence with Toinard) -- November 1680-March 1681 : "1641 is come again" (The unreasonableness of separation ; Oxford Parliament) -- April 1681-April 1683 : "not a word ever drops from his mouth" (the King clamps down ; Shaftesbury arrested ; College's trial ; Damaris Cudworth ; Edward Clarke ; Shaftesbury dies) -- Two treatises of government -- April-September 1683 : "the times growing now troublesome" (Rye House plot : secretive movements ; hastily to Holland) -- 6. Holland and the United Provinces (1683-1688) -- September 1683-October 1684 : "much in my chamber alone" (medical friends ; Limborch ; indexing notes ; tour of the provinces ; Labadists ; educational "directions") -- November-December 1684 : "suspected to be ill-affected" (expulsion from studentship) -- December 1684-September 1685 : "to be seized and banished" (under suspicion ; Monmouth's rebellion ; in hiding) -- September 1685 : "what God has though fit" ("de Intellectu" (draft C), book one (innate ideas) ; book two (origin of ideas) ; promise of pardon ; still suspected) -- September 1685-September 1686 : "that faith which works, not by force, but by love" (Epistola de Tolerantia ; "method of commonplacing" ; more thoughts on education ; no longer listed ; Yonges' visit ; Thomas visits) -- September-December 1686 : "changing one's abode is inconvenient" ("de Intellectu" , books three (words), and four (knowledge)) -- December 1686-March 1688 : "busy as a hen with one chick" (continued concern for safety ; Furly ; van Helmont ; ill ; rumours of pardon ; the Essay abridged) -- March 1688-January 1689 : "an expected invasion" (Thomas visits ; Stringer and a portrait ; Clarke visits ; William of Orange goes over ; return to England) --
  • 7. London (February 1689-December 1690) -- February-December 1689 : annus mirabilis (offers of public position ; Epistola ; Commissioner of Appeals ; petition for studentship ; another quarrel with Stringer ; Letter concerning toleration ; Two treatises ; Essay concerning human understanding ; Newton) -- January-September 1690 : disputes and disagreements (Tyrrell and the Essay ; anonymity and acrimony ; "a call to the nation of unity" ; Proast and "a second letter concerning toleration") -- July-December 1690 : questions of economics (interest rates ; clipped coins ; plans to go to Holland) -- 8. Oates (January 1691-December 1695) -- January-December 1691 : "the seraglio at Oates" (removal to Oates ; a return to natural philosophy? ; Bath and Somerset ; Some considerations of...money ; "multiplying gold" ; Aesop's fables) -- January-December 1692 : "you won't be well if you stay in town" (overseeing Edward Clarke ; Newton and transmutation ; Third letter concerning toleration ; William Molyneux ; Boyle's History of the air ; petition for Council of Trade salary ; a "dry club" ; disagreement with Norris ; "answer to Mr. Norris" ; liberty of will) -- January-December 1693 : "it were better if you were dead" (petition to Treasury : "short observations on...coining silver money" ; preparation for second edition of Essay ; Malebranche and "seeing all things in God" ; personal identity ; Some thoughts concerning education ; liberty of the will again) -- January-December 1694 : "discourse on matters of importance" (van Helmont visits ; Essay, second edition ; Thomas dies ; Bank of England ; a financial consultant ; the "college") -- January 1695 : "wherein the Christian faith consists" (The reasonableness of Christianity : natural law and revelation) -- January-August 1695 : "not one word of socinianism" (Licensing Act ; the Essay abridged ; recoinage recommended ; a water drinker ; Greenwich Hospital ; Edwards and socinianism ; Reasonableness of Christianity vindicated) -- August-December 1695 : "of great use to your country" (further currency considerations ; a Latin translator for the Essay) --
  • 9. "A gentleman's duty" (December 1695-March 1700) -- December 1695-November 1696 : "your country calls for your help" (Commissioner for Trade ; recoinage ; Leibniz) -- November 1696-February 1697 : "a clipped Christianity" (controversy with Stillingfleet : Second vindication of the reasonableness of Christianity ; Samuel Bold) -- February 1697-January 1698 : "told I must prepare myself for a storm" (reply to Stillingfleet's answer to his Letter ; "conduct of the understanding" ; answer to Burnet ; Pierre Coste ; linen manufacture ; employment of the poor ; Edwards's Brief vindication) -- January-July 1698 : "at the jaws of death" (reply to Stillingfleet's answer to his Second letter ; Hudde and the uniqueness of God) -- July-December 1698 : "nothing ever escapes you" (meeting with Molyneux ; meeting with Bold ; Peter King ; "elements of natural philosophy") -- January 1699-March 1700 : "a too long stay in town" ("Association of Ideas" ; "enthusiasm") -- 10. "Laying down his place" (March 1700-October 1704) -- March 1700-March 1701 : "nothing but what I ought and do expect" (retirement from Board of Trade ; bad legs ; the question of liberty) -- March 1701-December 1702 : "the ornament of this age" (deafness ; Catherine Trotter ; "directions for reading" ; "miracles") -- January-December 1703 : "new life" (Anthony Collins ; Aesop's fables ; St. Paul's Epistles) -- January-August 1704 : "at the end of my day when my sun is setting" (Oxford book ban ; a new carriage ; St. Paul's Epistles) -- August-October 1704 : "a happy life, but nothing but vanity" (A Fourth letter for toleration ; King's marriage ; death)
Control code
ocm71243859
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 528 p.
Isbn
9780521817868
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2006027992
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)71243859
Label
Locke : a biography, Roger Woolhouse
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 471-516) and index
Contents
  • Introduction : "a man of versatile mind" -- 1. Upbringing and education (1632-1658) -- 1632-1646 : "I found myself in a storm" (Somerset childhood) -- 1646-1652 : "a very severe school" (Westminster School) -- 1652-1656 : "no very hard student" (Oxford B.A. studies) -- 1656-1658 : "a most learned and ingenious young man" (Oxford M.A. studies) -- 2. College offices and medical studies (1659-1667) -- January-December 1659 : "melancholy and discontented" (away from friends) -- January-December 1659 : "study in earnest" (medicine ; toleration) -- January-October 1660 : "I shall not willingly be drawn from hence" (medicine ; anxieties about political situation) -- October-December 1660 : "whether the civil magistrate may lawfully impose" (law of nature ; "first tract on government") -- December 1660-December 1662 : "quiet and settlement" (father's death ; college tutor, and lecturer in Greek ; "infallibility" ; lecturer in rhetoric ; "second tract on government") -- January 1663-November 1665 : "no law without a law-maker" (chemistry ; ecclesiastical offers ; "essays on the law of nature" ; respiration and blood) -- November 1665-February 1666 : "took coach for Germany" (diplomacy in Cleves) -- February-July 1666 : natural philosophy : practical and theoretical (iatrochemical preparations ; barometrical observations ; Respirationis Usus) --
  • 3. Exeter House, London (1666-1675) : "one accident in my life" -- July 1666-May 1667 : "falling into a great man's family" (Ashley Cooper ; dispensation from holy orders ; offer of preferment ; Elinor Parry ; "Morbus" ; iatrochemistry) -- June-December 1667 : "with my Lord Ashley as a man at home" (Exeter House ; Sydenham : "essay concerning toleration") -- January-December 1668 : "turning his thoughts another way" (Ashley's operation ; "Anatomie" ; interest rates) -- January 1669-December 1670 : "a love of all sorts of useful knowledge" (Elinor Parry ; "Constitutions of Carolina" ; match-making ; De arte medica ; ill-health) -- January-September 1671 : "what I think about the human understanding" (Anthony Ashley Cooper the third ; De Intellectu humano) -- September-December 1671 : "profitable to the life of man" (De intellectu, a second draft ; Royal Society) -- January 1672-November 1675 ; "that tether which certainly ties us" (peerage for Ashley ; colonial investments ; short visit to France ; Secretary of Presentations ; Secretary and Treasurer of Council of Trade ; interest rates ; an annuity ; Bachelor of Medicine ; license to practise ; medical studentship) -- 4. France (November 1675-May 1679) -- November 1675-January 1676 : Paris to Montpellier -- January 1676-March 1677 : Montpellier -- March 1677-July 1678 : Paris -- July-October 1678 : an extended "little tour" of France -- November 1678-May 1679 : Paris --
  • 5. Thanet House and London (May 1679-September 1683) -- May-December 1679 : "things in such confusion" (Shaftesbury as Lord President ; popish plot ; standardisation of length ; correspondence with Toinard) -- December 1679-April 1680 : "a condition as might make your friends apprehensive" ("observations upon the growth and culture of vines") -- April-November 1680 : "fortune continues to cross all my plans" (Exclusion Bill ; correspondence with Toinard) -- November 1680-March 1681 : "1641 is come again" (The unreasonableness of separation ; Oxford Parliament) -- April 1681-April 1683 : "not a word ever drops from his mouth" (the King clamps down ; Shaftesbury arrested ; College's trial ; Damaris Cudworth ; Edward Clarke ; Shaftesbury dies) -- Two treatises of government -- April-September 1683 : "the times growing now troublesome" (Rye House plot : secretive movements ; hastily to Holland) -- 6. Holland and the United Provinces (1683-1688) -- September 1683-October 1684 : "much in my chamber alone" (medical friends ; Limborch ; indexing notes ; tour of the provinces ; Labadists ; educational "directions") -- November-December 1684 : "suspected to be ill-affected" (expulsion from studentship) -- December 1684-September 1685 : "to be seized and banished" (under suspicion ; Monmouth's rebellion ; in hiding) -- September 1685 : "what God has though fit" ("de Intellectu" (draft C), book one (innate ideas) ; book two (origin of ideas) ; promise of pardon ; still suspected) -- September 1685-September 1686 : "that faith which works, not by force, but by love" (Epistola de Tolerantia ; "method of commonplacing" ; more thoughts on education ; no longer listed ; Yonges' visit ; Thomas visits) -- September-December 1686 : "changing one's abode is inconvenient" ("de Intellectu" , books three (words), and four (knowledge)) -- December 1686-March 1688 : "busy as a hen with one chick" (continued concern for safety ; Furly ; van Helmont ; ill ; rumours of pardon ; the Essay abridged) -- March 1688-January 1689 : "an expected invasion" (Thomas visits ; Stringer and a portrait ; Clarke visits ; William of Orange goes over ; return to England) --
  • 7. London (February 1689-December 1690) -- February-December 1689 : annus mirabilis (offers of public position ; Epistola ; Commissioner of Appeals ; petition for studentship ; another quarrel with Stringer ; Letter concerning toleration ; Two treatises ; Essay concerning human understanding ; Newton) -- January-September 1690 : disputes and disagreements (Tyrrell and the Essay ; anonymity and acrimony ; "a call to the nation of unity" ; Proast and "a second letter concerning toleration") -- July-December 1690 : questions of economics (interest rates ; clipped coins ; plans to go to Holland) -- 8. Oates (January 1691-December 1695) -- January-December 1691 : "the seraglio at Oates" (removal to Oates ; a return to natural philosophy? ; Bath and Somerset ; Some considerations of...money ; "multiplying gold" ; Aesop's fables) -- January-December 1692 : "you won't be well if you stay in town" (overseeing Edward Clarke ; Newton and transmutation ; Third letter concerning toleration ; William Molyneux ; Boyle's History of the air ; petition for Council of Trade salary ; a "dry club" ; disagreement with Norris ; "answer to Mr. Norris" ; liberty of will) -- January-December 1693 : "it were better if you were dead" (petition to Treasury : "short observations on...coining silver money" ; preparation for second edition of Essay ; Malebranche and "seeing all things in God" ; personal identity ; Some thoughts concerning education ; liberty of the will again) -- January-December 1694 : "discourse on matters of importance" (van Helmont visits ; Essay, second edition ; Thomas dies ; Bank of England ; a financial consultant ; the "college") -- January 1695 : "wherein the Christian faith consists" (The reasonableness of Christianity : natural law and revelation) -- January-August 1695 : "not one word of socinianism" (Licensing Act ; the Essay abridged ; recoinage recommended ; a water drinker ; Greenwich Hospital ; Edwards and socinianism ; Reasonableness of Christianity vindicated) -- August-December 1695 : "of great use to your country" (further currency considerations ; a Latin translator for the Essay) --
  • 9. "A gentleman's duty" (December 1695-March 1700) -- December 1695-November 1696 : "your country calls for your help" (Commissioner for Trade ; recoinage ; Leibniz) -- November 1696-February 1697 : "a clipped Christianity" (controversy with Stillingfleet : Second vindication of the reasonableness of Christianity ; Samuel Bold) -- February 1697-January 1698 : "told I must prepare myself for a storm" (reply to Stillingfleet's answer to his Letter ; "conduct of the understanding" ; answer to Burnet ; Pierre Coste ; linen manufacture ; employment of the poor ; Edwards's Brief vindication) -- January-July 1698 : "at the jaws of death" (reply to Stillingfleet's answer to his Second letter ; Hudde and the uniqueness of God) -- July-December 1698 : "nothing ever escapes you" (meeting with Molyneux ; meeting with Bold ; Peter King ; "elements of natural philosophy") -- January 1699-March 1700 : "a too long stay in town" ("Association of Ideas" ; "enthusiasm") -- 10. "Laying down his place" (March 1700-October 1704) -- March 1700-March 1701 : "nothing but what I ought and do expect" (retirement from Board of Trade ; bad legs ; the question of liberty) -- March 1701-December 1702 : "the ornament of this age" (deafness ; Catherine Trotter ; "directions for reading" ; "miracles") -- January-December 1703 : "new life" (Anthony Collins ; Aesop's fables ; St. Paul's Epistles) -- January-August 1704 : "at the end of my day when my sun is setting" (Oxford book ban ; a new carriage ; St. Paul's Epistles) -- August-October 1704 : "a happy life, but nothing but vanity" (A Fourth letter for toleration ; King's marriage ; death)
Control code
ocm71243859
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xviii, 528 p.
Isbn
9780521817868
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2006027992
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)71243859

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