We have all come away from the 'white paper' and our minds are coloured in different hues from the same palette. It is inevitable. Even desirable. But ask yourself, did you partake in this colouring alone? Who owns and shapes your slate - society or yourself? #BlankSlate #StartOver #WipeYourSlateClean
John Locke’s strict empiricism saw the mind as a ‘tabula rasa’, challenging an assumed notion of his day: innate ideas. His theory of knowledge accounted for how we build ideas from combining sensations.
Josh Rodriguez Pin 2 This article relates to the chapter because it talks about John Locke and his tabula rasa theory. The simplicity of every infant starting out as "blank" and letting their future experiences and their environments influence the person they will later become.
This short biography on John Locke focuses on his Two Treatises of Government. Believing that man was born with a "blank slate" (tabula rasa) and was essentially good by nature, Locke argued that the only true governments were those who ruled with the consent of the people.
He is best known for his theory of the tabula rasa. He believed that individuals were not predisposed with knowledge or morals, and learning comes to individuals from their experience and senses. John Locke focused on the unique and individual needs of a child in the facilitation of learning. He believed the each child had “an original temper” or character and that the character of each child needed to be very closely observed.