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Since an object ' s colour results from the primary qualities of its component
particles and their consequent texture , single corpuscles can have no colour .
But though imperceptible corpuscles have only primary qualities , primary
qualities are ...
It shows itself in Locke ' s case in the claims that our ideas of secondary qualities
are not the “ likeness of something existing without us ' , and that the ideas
produced in us by these secondary qualities have no resemblance of them at all '
( II ...
Locke also has it in mind when he denies there to be resemblance between
certain of our ideas and the qualities of which they are ideas . Locke and Boyle
clearly wish to replace this Scholastic theory of perception by their own
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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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