Overview

primary and secondary qualities


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

Deriving from the Greek Atomists and common in the seventeenth century (Galileo, Descartes, Boyle) the distinction between these is famously found in Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding, where primary qualities ...

Subjects: Philosophy.


Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.