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" ... suppose that in the space we called a vacuum, there is not only no sensible object, but no object at all, we will fall into the same error as if, because a pitcher in which there is nothing but air, is, in common speech, said to be empty, we were... "
René Descartes: Principles of Philosophy: Translated, with Explanatory Notes - Page 47
1984 - 328 pages
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The Method, Meditations, and selections from the Principles of Descartes tr ...

René Descartes - 1880
...pitcher in T which there is nothing but air, is, in common speech, said to be empty, we were therefore to judge that the air contained in it is not a substance (res subsistens). XVIII. How the prejudice of an absolute vacuum is to be corrected. We have almost...
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The Study of Chemical Composition: An Account of Its Method and Historical ...

Ida Freund - Chemical structure - 1904 - 650 pages
...pitcher in which there is nothing but air, is, in common speech, .said to be empty, we were therefore to judge that the air contained in it is not a substance." 2. There is no limit to the divisibility of matter. " There cannot exist any atoms or parts of matter...
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The Study of Chemical Composition

...pitcher in which there is nothing but air, is, in common speech, said to be empty, we were therefore to judge that the air contained in it is not a substance." 2. There is no limit to the divisibility of matter. " There cannot exist any atoms or parts of matter...
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