Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2012)

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In this encyclopedia entry I canvass the current interpretations of John Locke's concept of Real Essence and the role it plays in his philosophy.
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Problems From Locke.J. L. Mackie - 1976 - Clarendon Press.
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