PRIMARY QUALITY

English Philosopher John Locke's philosophy that states the quality of an object is a result of physical property; weight, motion or size all play a role in defining this quality. Locke further defined secondary quality such as taste, smell and color.

PRIMARY QUALITY: "The primary quality of the object included that fact that it weighed in excess of 18 grams."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PRIMARY QUALITY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/primary-quality/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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