Words and Things: a second secret reference
Frail though the foundations may be, Locke’s first secret reference establishes the indispensable condition for the communal conspiracy we are all tacitly engaged in. By supposing that the words I use ‘as marks’ for ideas in my head, are also ‘marks’ for the same or similar ideas in your head, the possibility of communicating is born.
KeywordsComplex Idea Real Thing Ordinary Experience Indispensable Condition Armed Struggle
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