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Modes. (and. Substances). In fact there are two sorts of mode, simple and mixed.
Simple modes are 'variations, or different combinations of the same simple Idea,
without the mixture of any other, as a dozen, or score; which are nothing but the ...
The conventional nature of modes is often stressed. 'Languages constantly
change, take up new, and lay by old terms . . . [b]ecause change of Customs and
Opinions bring[s] . . . with it new Combinations of Ideas' [II.xxii.7]. Often there are ...
Modes . . . [real and nominal essences] are always the same: But in Substances,
always quite different'. The answer should now be clear. There is a coincidence
between nominal and real essence when our idea of a certain kind of thing, what
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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