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Though Locke is actually not explicit about this, the insensible material
corpuscles do not themselves have colour, taste, or any other secondary quality.
Since an object's colour results from the primary qualities of its component
particles and ...
There is no need to suppose that Locke is showing that the changes in the colour
and taste of an almond must be explained in corpuscular terms [Bennett 103]. He
is doing no more than showing that they can be. Boyle, who goes into far ...
The question whether there are colours in the dark was not Locke's own. It had
been discussed ... He says that the former denied 'bodies to be coloured in the
dark' while the others asserted 'colour to be an inherent quality'. Telling us that
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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