Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Innate: abilities, ideas, dispositions, which are not acquired in the course of a development, but are present in an organism from the outset. - In philosophy N. Chomsky and J. Locke are relevant authors on this topic.
 
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Locke, John
 
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Innateness Danto 2 I 113
Imagination/innate/Locke: Thesis imagination is innate - (ChomskyVs). - Simple ideas cannot be imagined.
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I 17
Ideas/LockeVs innate ideas: would they exist, cultures could not diverge this way.
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I 19
Spirit: blank blackboard.
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II 191
innate ideas/tradition/Arndt: certain independence of ideas and language, recognition without language, representation.

Loc II
J. Locke
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-23