René Descartes Quote

The nature of matter, or body considered in general, consists not in its being something which is hard or heavy or coloured, or which affects the senses in any way, but simply in its being something which is extended in length, breadth and depth.


Principles of Philosophy (1644), trans. V. R. and R. P. Miller (1983)

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