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primary qualities

pl n
(Philosophy) (in empiricist philosophy) those properties of objects that are directly known by experience, such as size, shape, and number
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restoring the primary qualities that we all share as human beings--intuition, compassion, common sense, love, moral sentiment, admiration for nature, appreciation for beauty, and a sense of fairness, even if it is against the common trend of that moment."
This is because primary qualities no longer refer to properties of things in themselves, but to properties of phenomena.
Love for children, a sense of fun, true believers in play and the invaluable role it serves in a child's learning and developmentthese are the primary qualities we look for in recruiting and selecting members of KidZania Manila," said Gorrospe.
"Among the primary qualities that drew us to Dilmunia are its health and wellness theme, and the key role we expect it to play in transforming Bahrain into a regional hub for that industry," said Faqeeh.
Superior ESCR is also one of the primary qualities of Sabic's new multimodal HDPE portfolio, developed for household, industrial and chemical (HIC) packaging applications.
The element attributed to the blood by the Romans was that of air, but based upon the primary qualities of heat and wetness it may perhaps be better understood by modern students as a mixture of fire (hot) and water (wet).
Accepting responsibility and hold themselves and others accountable is among the primary qualities of a good boss.
secondary qualities, which for us must count as primary qualities.
Descartes's first list comprises primary qualities, the objectively measurable, mathematical, and causal properties objects are taken to have in themselves, independent of what an observer may experience.
Other than that, has all the primary qualities." Zola is optimistic of picking up points Goodison Park today but he has great for David Moyes.
The results were split between two primary qualities:

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