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formed in the external sense by the objects ' S It thus comes about that we find
Locke using the word ' idea ' in various contexts . He speaks of ' the Ideas got by
Sensation ' which are ' the Impressions that are made on our Senses by outward
Since an object ' s colour results from the primary qualities of its component
particles and their consequent texture , single ... As well as having the various
secondary qualities , perceptible large - scale objects also have the primary
qualities of ...
Thus seventeenthcentury accounts speak of resemblances of the real qualities of
objects being transmitted to the eye . Indeed Descartes went so far as to say that '
the principal reason ' the Scholastics posited real qualities was ' that they ...
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Origins and Aims of the Essay
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