Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Atomism (philosophy, logic): the assumption that the facts can be represented by elementary sentences. Thus the question of the independence of facts is raised.
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Duhem, Pierre
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Atomism I 12
Atomism/CartesianVsAtomism/Duhem: Atomism takes phenomena as realities. According to Descartes, the matter is identical with the extension in length, width. One must take into consideration nothing but different figures and different movements. The matter is incompressible and absolutely homogeneous. Empty space and atoms are illusions.

Duh I
P. Duhem
Ziel und Struktur der physikalischen Theorien Hamburg 1998

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-30