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But it should at any rate be noted that 1671 is the date of Locke's first mention of
these matters, in draft B of the Essay, while 1674 and 1675 are the dates of
publication of Boyle's two works. The characters in Boyle's dialogue discuss the ...
But there is a second strand which runs through Locke's and Boyle's remarks. It
shows itself in Locke's case in the claims that our ideas of secondary qualities are
not the 'likeness of something existing without us', and that the ideas produced ...
It had been discussed in classical times and was again being discussed in the
seventeenth century. Boyle refers to it as 'that famous controversy which was of
old disputed betwixt the Epicureans and other Atomists on one side, and most
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Book Review Locke: A Biography by Roger Woolhouse The English philosopher John Locke (1632-1704) left behind not only "An Essay Concerning Human Understanding" (1690) but also his laundry lists and ... Read full review
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English philosopher John Locke's theories of human nature and knowledge have deeply influenced political theory, as well as our notions about education and civil liberties, most crucially providing ... Read full review