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We there came across the idea of forms, natures, or essences, and the ... Just as
some prime matter might take on the substantial form of bronze, so some bronze
might take on the accidental form of being shaped in a certain way. An individual
An individual substance such as a man is a composite of matter and the
substantial form of humanity. He might, however, have taken on also the
accidental form of being educated. The elements of this analysis of first
substances into matter ...
the essence^ nature, or form ofgold to bea. metal, and of men to be rational. On
the other hand the attribute or feature may have been in one of the accidental
categories. In this case the answer why it is present turns on whether it is an ...
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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