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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