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    Locke on Natural Kinds and Essential Properties.Christopher Hughes Conn - 2002 - Journal of Philosophical Research 27:475-497.
    The two opinions concerning real essences that Locke mentions in III.iii.17 represent competing theories about the way in which naturally occurring objects are divided into species. In this paper I explain what these competing theories amount to, why he denies the theory of kinds that is embodied in the first of these opinions, and how this denial is related to his general critique of essentialism. I argue first, that we cannot meaningfully ask whether Locke accepts the existence of natural kinds, (...)
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    Relative Identity, Singular Reference, and the Incarnation: A Response to Le Poidevin.Christopher Hughes Conn - 2012 - Religious Studies 48 (1):61-82.
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    Transubstantiation and the Real Presence.Christopher Hughes Conn - 2003 - Philosophy and Theology 15 (2):333-351.
    This paper is concerned with metaphysical issues surrounding the doctrines of transubstantiation and the real presence. In particular, I am concerned with the nature of the eucharistic change, and with the manner in which Christ is believed to be present in the Blessed Sacrament. My primary goal is to give an account of these doctrines (i) which does not involve the thesis that upon consecration one substance has become identical with another, previously existing substance, (ii) which is consistent with a (...)
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    Female Genital Mutilation and the Moral Status of Abortion.Christopher Hughes Conn - 2001 - Public Affairs Quarterly 15 (1):1-15.
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  5. Locke's Organismic Theory of Personal Identity.Christopher Hughes Conn - 2002 - Locke Studies 2:105-135.