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A rival view was that solidity was not necessary to body and that extension alone
was its whole essence. Locke acknowledges this when he mentions that 'There
are some that would Ftersuade us, that Body and Extension are the same thing' ...
But whereas Locke thinks that 'Upon the Solidity of Bodies also depends their
mutual Impulse, Resistance, and Profusion' ... Locke's next point against the idea
that extension forms the whole essence of body is that body and space are quite
tion of motion by impulse the ability of souls to move body had no further difficulty
in it . Locke had this problem because he accepts the Cartesian dualistic view
that there are two kinds of created substance, minds and body. How can two ...
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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