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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 ...
... substances ' ( 2a 16 - 18 ) . Aristotle ' s followers later called all the nine non -
substantial predicates ' accidents ' . ... We have already encountered ' accident '
as a technical term in Aristotelian philosophy in section 8 . A distinction was
They are not , however , straightforwardly identical with the accidents of the
traditional theory . ... But he uses the word ' accident at other places in the Essay
and elsewhere explicitly mentions the traditional substance / accident distinction .
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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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