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A new philosophy of matter

showing the identity of all the imponderables and the influence which electricity exerts over matter in producing all chemical changes, all motion and rest.
  • 361 Pages
  • 0.26 MB
  • English
By Claxton, Remsen & Haffelfinger, for the author , Philadelphia
StatementBy George Brewster.
ContributionsStevens, Alexander H.
LC ClassificationsQC561 .B8 1874
The Physical Object
Pagination2 p. l., ix-xii, [13]-361 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6994544M
LC Control Number08007056

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New materialism challenges the mechanistic models characteristic of early modern philosophy that regarded matter as largely passive and inert.

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