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" ... matter is divided, nor at what speed they move, nor what circles they describe. For seeing that these parts could have been regulated by God in an infinity of diverse ways, experience alone should teach us which of all these ways He chose. "
René Descartes: Principles of Philosophy: Translated, with Explanatory Notes - Page 106
1984 - 328 pages
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Reappraisals of the Scientific Revolution

David C. Lindberg, Robert S. Westman - Science - 1990 - 551 pages
...We have not been able to determine in a similar way the size of the parts into which this (cosmic) matter is divided, nor at what speed they move, nor...should teach us which of all these ways He chose. 48 This is certainly explicit enough. Yet he does not leave it there. These configurations of cosmic...
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Biology and Christian Ethics

Stephen R. L. Clark - Philosophy - 2000 - 332 pages
...made was not to be learnt by 1ntrospection only. 'Seeing that [the parts into which matter is divided] could have been regulated by God in an infinity of...should teach us which of all these ways He chose' (Principhes, p. 106 (part 3.46)). And Principles, p. 286 (part 4.204): 'just as the same artisan can...
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