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Ideas of Peter Alexander, by Text

[British, 1917 - 2006, Professor at Bristol University.]

1985 Ideas, Qualities and Corpuscles
01.1 p.16 Alchemists tried to separate out essences, which influenced later chemistry
02.3 p.57 If the substantial form of brass implies its stability, how can it melt and remain brass?
03.3 p.68 Science has been partly motivated by the belief that the universe is run by God's laws
5.02 p.123 Can the qualities of a body be split into two groups, where the smaller explains the larger?
54 p.54 The peripatetics treated forms and real qualities as independent of matter, and non-material
6 p.136 Absolute space either provides locations, or exists but lacks 'marks' for locations