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They were, for example, used as the basis for an account of change. A 'composite
' or 'concrete' whole of substantial form and matter was said to be what remained
constant through accidental change. Examples of this would be bronze ...
An example of the first of these would, in the case of man, be risibility, the
capacity to laugh. This is not part of man's essence or form but it is related to it in
that, as the Scholastics put it, it 'flows', 'derives', or 'emanates' from it. The general
Locke begins with the obvious thought that all ideas of sensation, for example
those of heat and cold, light and dzirj&v ness, whiteness and blackness, are in
some way or other catised, or produced in the mind by the physical world acting ...
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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