Ideas, Qualities and Corpuscles: Locke and Boyle on the External World

Ideas, Qualities and Corpuscles: Locke and Boyle on the External World

by Peter Alexander
     
 

This study presents a substantial and often radical reinterpretation of some of the central themes of Locke's thought.See more details below

Overview

This study presents a substantial and often radical reinterpretation of some of the central themes of Locke's thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521107341
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/02/2009
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: 1. Boyle on empirical investigation; 2. Boyle and the peripatetics; 3. Boyle's corpuscular philosophy; Part II: 4. Ideas; 5. Qualities; 6. Which qualities are primary?; 7. Powers; 8. What are secondary qualities?; 9. Observability; 10. Patterns and resemblance; 11. Substance-in-general; 12. Language and meaning; 13. Essences, species and kinds; 14. Knowledge.

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