Locke's Touchy Subjects: Materialism and Immortality

2015.12.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Nicholas Jolley, Locke's Touchy Subjects: Materialism and Immortality, Oxford University Press, 2015, 142pp., $50.00 (hbk), ISBN
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2015.12.22 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Nicholas Jolley, Locke's Touchy Subjects: Materialism and Immortality, Oxford University Press, 2015, 142pp., $50.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780198737094. Reviewed by Shelley Weinberg, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign THIS IS NDPR'S LAST REVIEW FOR 2015. WE WILL RESUME PUBLICATION ON JANUARY 10, 2015 HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND A MERRY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR READERS!   The title and focus of this book is taken from a letter written by Locke in the last year of his life to Anthony Collins, warning him not to publish work on the immortality of the soul and the resurrection of the body: I desire you to stop your hand a little and forbear putting to press the two discourses you mention they are very touchy subjects at this time and that good man who is the author may for ought I know be crippled by those who will... Read More

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