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The corpuscularian philosophers Epicurus and Gassendi would not have agreed
with Locke's examples. They thought that ... Nevertheless this 'common Opinion'
is that associated with corpuscularianism and the new mechanical philosophy.
he says, 'the Philosophers of the School will tell you that there are, tho' we do not
see them' [2.248]. ... 3 See M. Boas, 'Boyle as a theoretical scientist,' his, 41 (1950
), p.262, and 'The Establishment of the Mechanical Philosophy', Osiris, ...
The mechanical philosophy does not lead to atheism, it was commonly
suggested. For the more one studies nature the more one sees there must be a
God. God can be found in his created works. Their order, beauty, and complexity
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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