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... this chapter has provoked is focussed entirely on the second of its two topics,
that of primary and secondary qualities. In moving on to this Locke carefully
distinguishes between the qualities of objects and the perceptions and
sensations, the ...
Though Locke is actually not explicit about this, the insensible material
corpuscles do not themselves have colour, taste, or any other secondary quality.
Since an object's colour results from the primary qualities of its component
particles and ...
Locke also has it in mind when he denies there to be resemblance between
certain of our ideas and the qualities of which ... According to this interpretation
Locke's examples are intended to show that our perception of secondary
qualities is ...
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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