John locke - 5. Primary and secondary qualities-•

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John Locke 1. All knowledge begins with experience 2. In the beginning we are a blank slate- tabula rasa 3. All knowledge built upon immediate physical sensation or experience ( Descartes is the opposite ) 4. Ideas- in the mind Vague term Anything the mind can think Qualities that exist in matter – not in the mind Quality- the power to produce ideas in the mind- but quality is not in the mind
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Unformatted text preview: 5. Primary and secondary qualities-• Primary-Extension-Figure-Motion-Solidity-Number-Real existence-Resemblance-Quantitative- calculate mathematically • Secondary-Color-Taste-Sound -Smell-No real existence-Non resemblance -Qualitative...
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This note was uploaded on 08/30/2011 for the course PHI 2010 taught by Professor Stanlick during the Fall '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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