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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 f>ersuade us, that Body and Extension are the same thing' ...
It coincides with it in that they both think that impenetrability is sufficient for the
filling of space. But whereas Locke thinks that 'Upon the Solidity of Bodies also
depends their mutual Impulse, Resistance, and Protusion' [II.iv.5] Leibniz does
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