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But what captures the form or nature of a kind or species of thing is , of course ,
nothing other than the definition of that species . “ [ D ] efinition reveals essential
nature ' [ 9lal ) . Hence the definitions with which each science is prefaced
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 ...
Second substances are the species or genera to which first substances belong .
For instance , the individual man is included in the species “ man ” , and the
genus to which the species belongs is “ animal ” ; these , therefore , that is to say ,
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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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