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" On the surface of nature at first we see discontinuity ; objects detached and countable. Then we realise the air and other media, and so emphasise continuity and flowing quantities. Then we detect atoms and numerical properties, and discontinuity once... "
Easy Mathematics, Chiefly Arithmetic: Being a Collection of Hints to ... - Page 194
by Sir Oliver Lodge - 1906 - 436 pages
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The Living Age, Volume 279

1913
...we detect atoms and numerical properties, and discontinuity once more makes it appearance. Then wę Invent the ether and are impressed with continuity again. But this Is not likely to be the end. For the modern tendency Is to emphasize the discontinuous or atomic character of everything. Matter...
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Continuity: The Presidential Address to the British Association for 1913

Sir Oliver Lodge - Continuity - 1914 - 131 pages
...the question as to which way ultimate victory lies in the fight between Continuity and Discontinuity. On the surface of nature at first we see discontinuity;...end will be, or whether there is an ultimate end, is a question difficult to answer. The modern tendency is to emphasise the discontinuous or atomic...
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