Index for Chapter IV
Of the Reality of Knowledge
- 1. Objection.
- 2. Answer:
- 3. But what shall be the criterion of this agreement?
- 4. As all simple ideas are really conformed to things.
- 5. All complex ideas, except ideas of substances, are their own
- 6. Hence the reality of mathematical knowledge.
- 7. And of moral.
- 8. Existence not required to make abstract knowledge real.
- 9. Nor will it be less true or certain, because moral ideas are of
our own making and naming.
- 10. Misnaming disturbs not the certainty of the knowledge.
- 11. Our complex ideas of substances have their archetypes without
- 12. So far as our complex ideas agree with those archetypes
without us, so far our knowledge concerning substances is real.
- 13. In our inquiries about substances, we must consider ideas, and
not confine our thoughts to names or species supposed set out by
- 14. Objection against a changeling being something between a man and
- 15. What will become of changelings in a future state?
- 16. Monsters.
- 17. Words and species.
- 18. Recapitulation.
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