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formed in the external sense by the objects'.5 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, ... As well as having the various secondary
qualities, perceptible large-scale objects also have the primary qualities of size, ...
Thus seventeenth- century 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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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