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Besides the essence of a species or kind ( given by the genus and the differentia
) and the separable accidents there are also properties or inseparable accidents .
Unlike separable accidents these are permanent and universal attributes of ...
In the passage modes are thought of as having a real essence which makes a
unity of their properties . A clock with a certain mechanism will , as a
consequence of having that mechanism , put on a certain outward show . Some
matter with ...
As a result of being figures which bear a constant relation to one point circles
have a number of characteristic properties . For example , equal chords subtend
equal angles on their circumferences . Locke discusses the ellipse in these terms
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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
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