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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. "
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Present Philosophical Tendencies: A Critical Survey of Naturalism, Idealism ...

Ralph Barton Perry - Philosophy, Modern - 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, Idealism ...

Ralph Barton Perry - Philosophy, Modern - 1925 - 383 pages
...found a way to reconcile his theory with the accepted belief. He denned 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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History of Philosophy: Descartes to Leibniz

Frederick Charles Copleston - Philosophy - 1976 - 384 pages
...with reference to the parts of the ship. Properly speaking, however, motion is ‘the transference of one part of matter or of one body from the vicinity of those bodies which are in immediate contact with it, and which we regard as being in repose, into the vicinity of others'.'...
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The Critique of Scientific Reason

Kurt Hübner - Science - 1983 - 283 pages
...its meaning in common usage, then to attribute a determinate nature to it, we can say that it is the transport of one part of matter or of one body from the vicinity of those bodies that are in direct contact with it, and which are viewed to be at rest, to the vicinity of other bodies."*...
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René Descartes: Principles of Philosophy: Translated, with Explanatory Notes

Philosophy - 1984 - 328 pages
...(in order to attribute a determinate nature to it): we can say that it is the transjerence of one pan of matter or of one body, from the vicinity of those bodies immediately contiguous to it and considered as at rest, into the vicinity oj [some] others.1 2 By one...
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Philosophy, its History and Historiography

Alan J. Holland - History - 1985 - 335 pages
...understanding of motion. In the Principles (Pt. II, art. 25) he defines motion as "the transference of one part of matter or of one body, from the vicinity of those bodies immediately contiguous to it and considered as at rest, into the vicinity of others", and goes on to...
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The Philosophy of Physics

Roberto Torretti - Philosophy - 1999 - 512 pages
...motion in the light not of ordinary usage, but of the truth of the matter, we can say that it is the transport of one part of matter or of one body, from the vicinity of those bodies which are immediately contiguous to it, and are regarded as being at rest, to the neighborhood of others....
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Conceptual Foundations of Quantum Field Theory

Tian Yu Cao - Science - 2004 - 420 pages
...the matter rather than in accordance with common usage, we can say that movement is the transference of one part of matter or of one body, from the vicinity of those bodies immediately contiguous to it, and considered at rest, into the vicinity of some others. The quote by...
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Descartes Embodied: Reading Cartesian Philosophy Through Cartesian Science

Daniel Garber, Professor of Philosophy Daniel Garber, Garber Daniel - Philosophy - 2001 - 337 pages
...... in accordance with the truth of the matter, we must say that it is the translation [translatio] of one part of matter, or of one body from the vicinity of those bodies which immediately touch it and which are regarded as being at rest, into the vicinity of others. . . . And...
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The Discovery of Dynamics: A Study from a Machian Point of View of the ...

Julian B. Barbour - Science - 2001 - 784 pages
...common usage (in order to attribute a determinate nature to it): we can say that it is the transference of one part of matter or of one body. from the vicinity of those bodies immediately contiguous to it and considered as at rest, into the vicinity of (some! others. The virtue...
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