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II.xii.3 distinguishes three sorts: modes, substances, and relations. Modes, such
as 'triangle', 'gratitude', 'murder', are said to 'contain not in them the supposition of
subsisting by themselves, but are considered as Dependences on, ...
Modes. (and. Substances). In fact there are two sorts of mode, simple and mixed.
Simple modes are 'variations, or different combinations of the same simple Idea,
without the mixture of any other, as a dozen, or score; which are nothing but the ...
A further difference between modes and substances is that 'in the Species of . . .
Modes . . . [real and nominal essences] are always the same: But in Substances,
always quite different' [III. hi. 18, v.14]. From the point of view of Locke's avowed ...
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