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Corpuscularian. versus. Scholastic. Explanation. The scientifically sophisticated
might find Locke's idea of a corpuscular constitution primitive and
underdeveloped. But the general idea that gold's properties are produced in the
way outlined at ...
The corpuscularian philosophers Epicurus and Gassendi would not have agreed
with Locke's examples. They thought that cold was a positive quality.
Nevertheless this 'common Opinion' is that associated with corpuscularianism
and the new ...
Locke and Boyle clearly wish to replace this Scholastic theory of perception by
their own corpuscularian account. There is no direct evidence in the Essay that
Locke's causal account of perception (and his consequent denial that many of
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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