John Locke Quote

Since sounds have no natural connection with our ideas … the doubtfulness and uncertainty of their signification … has its cause more in the ideas they stand for than in any incapacity there is in one sound more than another to signify any idea.


Book III, Ch. 9, sec. 4 - An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1689)

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Since sounds have no natural connection with our ideas … the doubtfulness and uncertainty of their signification … has its cause more in the...

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Since sounds have no natural connection with our ideas … the doubtfulness and uncertainty of their signification … has its cause more in the...

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Since sounds have no natural connection with our ideas … the doubtfulness and uncertainty of their signification … has its cause more in the...

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Since sounds have no natural connection with our ideas … the doubtfulness and uncertainty of their signification … has its cause more in the...