The primary/secondary quality distinction is a conceptual distinction in
epistemology and ... Primary qualities are thought to be properties of objects that
are independent of any observer, such as ...
Michael Lacewing. Primary and secondary qualities. THE DISTINCTION. The
distinction between 'primary qualities' and 'secondary qualities' was developed.
A summary of Book II, chapter viii: Primary and Secondary Qualities in John
Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding. Learn exactly what happened
The primary qualities of an object are its intrinsic features, those it really has,
including the "Bulk, Figure, Texture, and Motion" of its parts. (Essay II viii 9) Since
A summary of Sixth Meditation, Part 3: Primary and secondary qualities in Rene
Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy. Learn exactly what happened in ...
Primary Qualities, like Secondary Qualities,. merely Ideas. Berkeley's argument
for primary qualities of bodies being merely ideas, and hence, for there being no
One of them is his illuminating distinction between the “primary” and “secondary”
qualities of physical objects. Primary qualities include size, shape, weight, and ...
secondary qualities can withstand Berkeley's objection that all qualities, including
primary ones, exist only in the mind. Before advancing Locke's position it is ...
Sep 7, 2008 ... Is this distinction at the root of the "hard problem" of consciousness?
primary qualities as “such as are utterly inseparable from the Body. ... Ideas of
primary qualities resemble something in bodies; ideas of secondary qualities do