Johannes Kepler Quote

Either... the moving intelligences of the planets are weakest in those that are farthest from the sun, or... there is one moving intelligence in the sun, the common center, forcing them all round, but those most violently which are nearest, and that it languishes in some sort and grows weaker at the most distant, because of the remoteness and the attenuation of the virtue.


Walter William Bryant, Kepler (1920), p. 17 - Mysterium Cosmographicum (1596)

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Either... the moving intelligences of the planets are weakest in those that are farthest from the sun, or... there is one moving intelligence in the...