Results 1-3 of 32
... basis [71b 29-30]. If they were not, then the proper order of demonstration and
explanation would have been reversed. Such axioms or first principles have
gone by various names. Locke refers to them both by the Greek phrase 'koinai
into various species. Geometry deals with plane figures such as triangles and
squares. Similarly biology has as its subject the genus animal, a genus which
falls into various species such as dog or horse. Each science needs to be
prefaced by ...
The elements of this analysis of first substances into matter and form were used
and developed in various ways. They were, for example, used as the basis for an
account of change. A 'composite' or 'concrete' whole of substantial form and ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - carl.rollyson - LibraryThing
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
Locke: a biographyUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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