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Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 89 (2):99-121 (2007)
Democritus is generally understood to have anticipated the seventeenthcentury distinction between primary and secondary qualities. I argue that this is not the case, and that instead for Democritus all sensible qualities are conventional.
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