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" The vis inertiae is a passive Principle by which Bodies persist in their Motion or Rest, receive Motion in proportion to the Force impressing it, and resist as much as they are resisted. By this Principle alone there never could have been any Motion in... "
Opticks:: Or, A Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections and ... - Page 367
by Sir Isaac Newton - 1730 - 382 pages
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Readings in Modern Philosophy, Vol. 1: Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz and ...

Roger Ariew, Eric Watkins - Philosophy - 2000 - 313 pages
...rest, receive motion in proportion to the force impressing it, and resist as much as they are resisted. By this principle alone there never could have been...any motion in the world. Some other principle was necessary for putting bodies into motion; and now that they are in motion, some other principle is...
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The Difference Satire Makes: Rhetoric and Reading from Jonson to Byron

Fredric V. Bogel - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 262 pages
...Rest, receive Motion in proportion to the Force impressing it, and resist as much as they are resisted. By this Principle alone there never could have been any Motion in the World: 40 Consequently, in Newton's cosmological theory as in the very different writings we have been examining,...
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Thomas Aquinas: Contemporary Philosophical Perspectives

Brian Davies - Philosophy - 2002 - 416 pages
The work of Thomas Aquinas has always enjoyed a privileged position as a pillar of Catholic theology, but for centuries his standing among western philosophers was less sure ...
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Transformation and Tradition in the Sciences: Essays in Honour of I Bernard ...

Everett Mendelsohn - Science - 2003 - 592 pages
...the vis inertiae, a passive principle through which bodies tend to remain at rest or in motion. Yet "by this Principle alone there never could have been any Motion in the World."99 Forces are required, Newton contends, to account for gravity, fermentation, and other kinds...
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The Nature of Physical Existence, Volume 2

Ivor Leclerc - Philosophy - 2004 - 384 pages
...Rest, receive Motion in proportion to the Force impressing it, and resist as much as they are resisted. By this Principle alone there never could have been...any Motion in the World. Some other Principle was necessary for putting Bodies into Motion; and now they are in Motion, some other Principle is necessary...
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Knowledge: Critical Concepts, Volume 5

Nico Stehr, Reiner Grundmann - Knowledge, Theory of - 2005 - 342 pages
...Rest, receive Motion in proportion to the Force impressing it, and resist as much as they are resisted. By this Principle alone there never could have been...any Motion in the World. Some other Principle was necessary for putting bodies into Motion; and now they are in Motion, some other Principle is necessary...
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Boyle on Atheism

Robert Boyle - Philosophy - 2005 - 493 pages
...Rest, receive Motion in proportion to the Force impressing it, and resist as much as they are resisted. By this Principle alone there never could have been...any Motion in the World. Some other Principle was necessary for putting Bodies into Motion, and now that they are in Motion, some other Principle is...
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Aquinas's Summa Theologiae: Critical Essays

Brian Davies - Philosophy - 2006 - 270 pages
...III, Part I (in Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 34, p. 540): "By this principle [vis inertiae] alone there never could have been any motion in the world. Some other principle was necessary for putting bodies into motion; and now they are in motion, some other principle is necessary...
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Whitehead's Radically Different Postmodern Philosophy: An Argument for Its ...

David Ray Griffin - Philosophy - 2012 - 315 pages
...immaterial agent, God." 2i Newton, having pointed out that inertia is merely a passive principle, declared: "By this Principle alone there never could have been...any Motion in the World. Some other Principle was necessary for putting Bodies into Motion." The necessity of thinking of matter as moved by "certain...
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