Descartes on the distinction between primary and secondary qualities


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Anna Ortin
University of Edinburgh
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ABSTRACTDescartes did not use the terms ‘primary’ and ‘secondary’ qualities, but a similar distinction emerges from his texts: certain qualities of objects are intrinsic pr...
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