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R. S. Woolhouse. hypothesis attributes to the insensible particles of matter.
Secondary qualities are 'such Qualities, which in truth are nothing in the Objects
themselves, but Powers to produce various Sensations in us by their primary
Since an object's colour results from the primary qualities of its component
particles and their consequent texture, single corpuscles can have no colour. But
though imperceptible corpuscles have only primary qualities, primary qualities
are not ...
and secondary qualities is to take him to mean that whereas we do not fall into
perceptual error about, say, the shape of ... Against this background it has been
said that the claim that ideas of primary qualities have 'resemblances' in objects ...
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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