Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Author Item Excerpt Meta data
Kuhn, Thomas
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Essence I 116
Essence/NewtonVsAristotle/Kuhn: it's not about the nature of the stone. - The stone simply falls. - At the same time: VoltaireVs: - vis dormitiva. - After that emergence of corpuscular theory: Form of opium particles.
I 117
Important point: The contact of the corpuscles. - VsLong-distance effect. - So Newton's theory is the reason for the rejection. - (Because of the assumed long-distance effect).

Ku I
Th. Kuhn
Die Struktur wissenschaftlicher Revolutionen Frankfurt 1973

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-30