Knowledge of Minds
In previous chapters two points about our knowledge of the mind have emerged. First, that we have simple ideas of reflection as well as of sensation and that in Locke ‘reflection’ means introspection, ‘when the mind turns its view inward upon itself and contemplates its own actions’.1 We noted that ‘reflection’ should not be confused with reasoning, pondering, considering, thinking, with which its modern usage identifies it (chapter 1, p. 18).
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