The New Encyclopaedia Britannica
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1974 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 934 pages
 Propaedia: outline of knowledge and guide to the Britannica.--- Micropaedia: ready reference and index.--- Macropaedia: knowledge in depth.
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... and, of other later, Pierre Gassendi, a modern Epicurean, through the ancient
insights into nature reflected in this work. ... and mathematicians; and in Aristotle
no clear distinction between philosophy and natural science can be maintained.
Several kinds of physical theories emerged in ancient Greece, including both
generalized hypotheses about the ultimate structure of nature and more specific
theories that considered the problem of motion from both metaphysical and ...
Hobbes ignores the classical and Thomist concepts of a transcendent law of
nature, itself reflecting divine law, and of a "chain of being" whereby the universe
is held harmoniously together and, following Descartes's practical method of ...
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