René Descartes Quote

That the nature of a body does not consist in weight, hardness, color, or other similar properties; but in extension alone. By so doing, we shall perceive that the nature of matter... does not consist in... affects of the senses... but only in the fact that it is a thing possessing extension in length, breadth, and depth.


Principia philosophiae, Part II, Article 4

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That the nature of a body does not consist in weight, hardness, color, or other similar properties; but in extension alone. By so doing, we shall...

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That the nature of a body does not consist in weight, hardness, color, or other similar properties; but in extension alone. By so doing, we shall...

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That the nature of a body does not consist in weight, hardness, color, or other similar properties; but in extension alone. By so doing, we shall...

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That the nature of a body does not consist in weight, hardness, color, or other similar properties; but in extension alone. By so doing, we shall...