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Locke

(lok),
Frank S., British physiologist, 1871-1949. See: Cabot-Locke murmur, Locke solutions, Locke-Ringer solution.
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Anstey's argument for these last claims begins with his observation that the problem of "corpuscular pessimism"--"that it is unlikely in the extreme that we could ever have knowledge of the nature of the corpuscular substructure of material bodies"--was the first and most recurring natural philosophical problem that occupied Locke (this is the argument of chapter two).
But Locke took time to consider whether he was prepared to take a step back as a No.
Before working with Positive Connections, Locke was struggling with what he wanted to do for a living.
Former New Zealand full-back Locke (above) has gone to Wildcats less than a week after Salford accepted his resignation.
Richard Vernon provides a valuable resource to students of history and philosophy with his new edition and translation of Locke's discursions on religious toleration which makes the philosopher's work (and the long-running debate on religious toleration between Locke and his contemporary Jonas Proast) more accessible to modern readers.
Locke believed that with precise language comes better science.
THE brother of trustee Robert Locke was described as a "hired gun" after chairing Bernie Routledge's disciplinary hearing, the tribunal heard.
Though there's something to Feser's claims, he's offered an extremely uncharitable interpretation of Locke that says almost nothing about how Locke's views might, on a more charitable interpretation, be reconstructed in a defensible fashion.
Locke was unanimously confirmed by the Senate as Secretary of Commerce, and the White House said it expects a successful confirmation process for his new post.
China's indigenous innovation accreditation system ''has the potential to significantly disadvantage foreign companies interested in bidding for contracts, and in the long run it will harm rather than stimulate China's innovation environment by limiting foreign direct investment and imports from abroad,'' Locke said.
Very few studies of Locke have given such indepth history and insight as does this book.
Locke remains, arguably, the single most important political philosopher England has produced and with Newton, one of the most important English philosophers.