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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
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Physics Meets Philosophy at the Planck Scale: Contemporary Theories in ...

Craig Callender, Nick Huggett - Science - 2001 - 365 pages
...right, but 1 am afraid that QM, as usual, will win. 3. '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' (Descartes,...
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Descartes' System of Natural Philosophy

Stephen Gaukroger, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy Stephen Gaukroger - Philosophy - 2002 - 258 pages
...does after all have a dynamical basis. In article 25 Descartes defines motion as 'the transference of one part of matter or of one body from the vicinity of those bodies immediately contiguous with it and considered as at rest, into the vicinity of others'. This definition...
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Descartes' System of Natural Philosophy

Stephen Gaukroger, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy Stephen Gaukroger - Philosophy - 2002 - 258 pages
...does after all have a dynamical basis. In article 25 Descartes defines motion as 'the transference of one part of matter or of one body from the vicinity of those bodies immediately contiguous with it and considered as at rest, into the vicinity of others'. This definition...
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Descartes' System of Natural Philosophy

Stephen Gaukroger, Senior Lecturer in Philosophy Stephen Gaukroger - Philosophy - 2002 - 258 pages
...does after all have a dynamical basis. In article 25 Descartes defines motion as 'the transference of one part of matter or of one body from the vicinity of those bodies immediately contiguous with it and considered as at rest, into the vicinity of others'. This definition...
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Isaac Newton: Philosophical Writings

Isaac Newton, Sir, Isaac Newton - Philosophy - 2004 - 148 pages
...each body (Principles, Part II, articles 28, 31, 32), which may be defined as being the translation of one part of matter or of one body from the vicinity' of those bodies that immediately adjoin it, and w'hich are regarded as being at rest, to the vicinity of others (Principles,...
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