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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 solidity, extension, motion, number and figure.

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A summary of Book II, chapter viii: Primary and Secondary Qualities in John Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding. Learn exactly what happened in ...

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Given that qualities are causal properties of objects, it would seem that any distinction between kinds of properties—such as the distinction between primary and ...

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Besides distinguishing between primary and secondary qualities, Locke implicitly draws a distinction between two types of primary quality, those of macroscopic ...

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Locke endorsed this distinction between primary qualities (such as extension, motion, figure, and solidity) and secondary qualities; but George Berkeley, a major ...

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This chapter examines Berkeley's objections to Locke's view that our ideas of so- called 'secondary' qualities like colour, taste, and smell do not 'resemble' ...

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The understanding of the primary-secondary quality distinction has shifted focus from the mechanical philosophers' proposal of primary qualities as explanatorily  ...

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The distinction between "primary and secondary qualities," first stated and thus named by Robert Boyle, received its classical formulation in John Locke's Essay.

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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  ...