Peter R. Anstey

in John Locke and Natural Philosophy

Published in print March 2011 | ISBN: 9780199589777
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725487 | DOI:

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This chapter expounds Locke's speculative theory of the generation of plants, animals, minerals and some diseases by seminal principles. The views of Locke's correspondent Richard Burthogge are examined in the light of Locke's views on the nature of spontaneous generation and bodily resurrection.

Keywords: Burthogge; disease; resurrection; seminal principles; species; spontaneous generation; Stillingfleet

Chapter.  8154 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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