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" translation of place (transport) of one part of matter or of one body from the vicinity of those bodies which directly touch it, and are considered at rest, into the vicinity of others. "
Nature - Page 171
edited by - 1890
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The Method, Meditations, and selections from the Principles of Descartes tr ...

René Descartes - 1880
...truth of the thing, we may say, in order to give it a determinate nature, that it is the transporting of one part of matter or of one body from the vicinity of those bodies that are in immediate contact with it, or which we regard as at rest, 9 to the vicinity of other bodies....
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History of Modern Philosophy

Kuno Fischer - Philosophy, Modern - 1887 - 589 pages
...know," says Descartes, " what motion really is, in order to determine it precisely, we must explain it as the translation of place (transport) of one...considered at rest, into the vicinity of others." " By a body, or a part of matter, I understand the whole of the mass in motion, not taking into consideration...
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History of Modern Philosophy

Kuno Fischer - Philosophy, Modern - 1887 - 589 pages
...know," says Descartes, " what motion really is, in order to determine it precisely, we must explain it as the translation of place (transport) of one...considered at rest, into the vicinity of others." " By a body, or a part of matter, I understand the whole of the mass in motion, not taking into consideration...
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History of Modern Philosophy from Nicolas of Cusa to the Present Time

Richard Falckenberg - Philosophy, Modern - 1893 - 655 pages
...has been shown to be extension; corporeal becoming is motion. Motion is defined as " the transporting of one part of matter, or of one body, from the vicinity of those bodies that are in immediate contact with it, or which we regard as at rest, to the vicinity of other bodies."...
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History of Modern Philosophy from Nicolas of Cusa to the Present Time

Richard Falckenberg - Philosophy, Modern - 1897 - 655 pages
...been shown to be extension ; corporeal becoming is motion. Motion is defined as " the transporting of one part of matter, or of one body, from the vicinity of those bodies that are in immediate contact with it, or which we regard as at rest, to the vicinity of other bodies."...
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History of the Problems of Philosophy, Volume 2

Paul Janet, Gabriel Séailles - Philosophy - 1902
...limit can be assigned to it in space (Ibid. II. 21). Space being full, motion is " the transporting of one part of matter or of one body from the vicinity of those bodies that are in immediate contact with it, or which we regard as at II. L rest, to the vicinity of other...
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pt. II. Ethics. pt. III. Metaphysics. pt. IV. Theodicy

Paul Janet, Gabriel Séailles - Philosophy - 1902
...limit can be assigned to it in space (Ibid. II. 21). Space being full, motion is " the transporting of one part of matter or of one body from the vicinity of those bodies that are in immediate contact with it, or which we regard as at II. L rest, to the vicinity of other...
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The Harvard Theological Review

Electronic journals - 1910
...found a way to reconcile his theory with the accepted belief. He defined motion as "the transporting of one part of matter or of one body from the vicinity of those Wies that are in immediate contact with it, or which we regard as at rest, to the vicinity of other...
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Present Philosophical Tendencies: A Critical Survey of Naturalism ..., Page 464

Ralph Barton Perry - Idéalisme - 1912 - 383 pages
...found a way to reconcile his theory with the accepted belief. He defined motion as "the transporting of one part of matter or of one body from the vicinity of those bodies that are in immediate contact with it, or which we regard as at rest, to the vicinity of other bodies."...
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Present Philosophical Tendencies: A Critical Survey of Naturalism ..., Page 464

Ralph Barton Perry - Idéalisme - 1912 - 383 pages
...found a way to reconcile his theory with the accepted belief. He defined motion as "the transporting of one part of matter or of one body from the vicinity of those bodies that are in immediate contact with it, or which we regard as at rest, to the vicinity of other bodies."...
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