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And to see why it is so is to understand its causes. A cause is that from which
something comes and thus that which explains why it is so and not otherwise.
Just as the starting points of a scientific demonstration must be the 'cause' of the ...
make that substance have a certain property. Efficient causes, such as the rain
which makes or causes the iron to rust, or the sun's heat which makes or causes
it to expand, have this independence. But formal causes are not efficient causes.
Nevertheless perhaps only some of them are caused in a simple direct way by
actually present causes. ... For example, 'the Idea of Black is no less positive . . .
than that of White, however the cause of that Colour in the external Object, may
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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