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But to know that something must be so and cannot be otherwise is to give a
satisfactory demonstration of it . Furthermore , to give a demonstration of
something is , the theory explains , to derive it by means of a syllogistic argument
from certain ...
A real definition gives us the means to arrive at a species ' properties . Indeed ,
facts about what are the properties of a given species are exactly the facts that a
science , with its initial definitions , is meant to give us knowledge of . Science is ...
Against the background of this distinction between primary and secondary
qualities Locke goes on to give a physical explanation of perception . ' Bodies
produce Ideas in us ' , he says , by impulse ' ( II . viii . 11 ] . This is the only way
which we ...
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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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