Denis Diderot Quote

The following general definition of an animal: a system of different organic molecules that have combined with one another, under the impulsion of a sensation similar to an obtuse and muffled sense of touch given to them by the creator of matter as a whole, until each one of them has found the most suitable position for it shape and comfort.


No. 51 - On the Interpretation of Nature (1753)

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The following general definition of an animal: a system of different organic molecules that have combined with one another, under the impulsion of a...

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The following general definition of an animal: a system of different organic molecules that have combined with one another, under the impulsion of a...

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The following general definition of an animal: a system of different organic molecules that have combined with one another, under the impulsion of a...

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The following general definition of an animal: a system of different organic molecules that have combined with one another, under the impulsion of a...