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Any atomic theory can be interpreted as an attempt to reconcile the thesis of the
unity and immutability of being with the fact that the ... These differences are an
observed datum that must be accounted for by every scientific theory of nature.
Thus Descartes could construct an atomic theory without atoms in the classical
sense. Although this theory as such has not been of great value for the scientific
atomic theory of modern times, its general tendency was not without importance.
Multiple-prediction theory. Generalizations of the above limited accomplishments
are tantalizing to mathematicians. If animals, and man in particular, are viewed,
even in part, as automata with varying degrees of accomplishment and success ...
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