Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Locke, John
 
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Classification II 204
Classes / kind / intensional view / Arndt: e.g., Aristotle: "Form", "entity" - Locke ditto: "nominal essence" - against extensional point of view: (Locke): here "sort of" is a complex idea, whose name can be applied to a scope (extension), fixed by the idea of the type - similarity: results from accordance with our idea of nature - similarity: we must assume that it corresponds to something in the nature without that we can say anything about their "real" quality.

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J. Locke
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding


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